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Solar Impulse 2 aims for round-the-world flight

The aircraft's lengthy wings are outfitted with 17,000 solar cells that will power it during a trip around the world next year.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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Solar Impulse 2 set to circle the globe (pictures)

The second-generation solar plane has been redesigned and rebuilt with smarter, lighter, and more efficient materials. Now, the aircraft is ready tackle a flight of global proportions.

8 Images By Apr. 9, 2014

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Huawei Impulse 4G (AT&T)

The Huawei Impulse 4G satisfies the basics of most Android phones, but its outdated software and inconsistent speeds keep us from fully recommending it despite its bargain price.

By Sep. 23, 2011

3.5 stars Editor's rating Sep. 23, 2011
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Impulse buy? Sagita to sell $200,000 personal helicopter

A Belgian company hopes to persuade wealthy people as well as businesses to buy its ultralight two-seater helicopter. It showed a prototype at the Paris Air Show.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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Solar Impulse makes flight across America (pictures)

The solar-powered airplane is on a coast-to-coast voyage across the U.S. to promote the viability of clean energy.

29 Images By Jun. 17, 2013

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Solar Impulse set to soar on U.S. tour (pictures)

With a cross-country U.S. tour set to start in May, this solar-powered airplane is out to show what can be done with big thinkers, smart technologies, and a little innovation.

18 Images By Mar. 28, 2013

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Solar Impulse ends journey early due to rip in wing

A fabric rip causes the solar-powered plane to complete the last leg of its historic flight three hours earlier than scheduled.

By Jul. 6, 2013

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Solar Impulse soars over Atlantic on last leg of historic flight

As the solar-powered plane nears the end of its coast-to-coast U.S. journey, pilot André Borschberg speaks with CNET about the view from 8,000 feet up.

By Jul. 6, 2013

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Solar Impulse flies 957 miles to set world record

The longest leg of the cross-country tour marks a distance record for solar-powered aviation as the slender aircraft touches down in Texas.

By May. 23, 2013

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Shine on: Solar Impulse plane begins journey across America

The solar-powered airplane departs California on a tour that will take it across the nation ahead of a globe-circling journey in 2015.

By May. 3, 2013