26 Results for

solar-powered airplane

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Eton Soulra Solar Powered Sound System

Its sound won't blow you away, but the Eton Soulra is a durable and compact portable iPod/iPhone audio system that offers a built-in rechargeable battery and solar charging.

August 10, 2010

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 10, 2010
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Solar-powered plane completes third leg of flight across America

The Solar Impulse successfully lands in St. Louis early Tuesday to finish the third leg of its five-leg trek from San Francisco to New York.

By June 4, 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

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New solar airplane unveiled in Switzerland

The Solar Impluse HB-SIA is designed to fly day and night without fuel. A prototype is scheduled for a test flight before the end of the year.

By June 29, 2009

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Facebook reportedly in talks for drone maker Titan Aerospace

Social-networking giant looking at the company's solar-powered high-altitude drones to deliver Internet access, according to TechCrunch.

By March 3, 2014

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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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Tackling an around-the-world plane flight -- without fossil fuel

Adventurers discuss the challenges they face in their bid to become first to circumnavigate the globe without fossil fuel in the Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane that can fly at night.

By December 2, 2012

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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 July 6, 2013

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Solar Impulse 2 successfully completes maiden voyage

Using only the power of the sun's rays, the souped up lightweight aircraft climbs to nearly 6,000 feet and stays aloft for more than two hours.

By June 2, 2014