Showing posts with label solar-powered plane. Show all posts
Showing posts with label solar-powered plane. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Russia successfully tests solar-powered atmospheric satellite

The prototype of Russia's first solar-powered atmospheric satellite Sova (Owl) has completed its continuous two-day flight.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Solar Plane Leaves Cairo on Last Leg of Flight Around World

Solar Impulse 2, an aircraft powered only by the sun's rays, took off from Cairo Sunday morning on what should be the last leg of its history-making flight around the world.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 may take off Sunday from Cairo in 'most technically challenging' flight of world tour

Solar Impulse 2's final 48-hour flight from Cairo to Abu Dhabi may take begin on Sunday at 1:00 AM Cairo time, a “provisional time” for a trip that will be the most technically challenging of the round-the-world tour, Solar Impulse announced Friday.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Solar Impulse lands in Cairo

Solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 landed in Cairo Wednesday at 7:10 AM (CET) on the penultimate flight of the plane's world tour after a 48 hour and 50 minute voyage from Seville, Spain to Cairo, according to a travel update from the Solar Impulse website.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Solar Impulse II takes off from Seville for Cairo

After two weeks in Seville, Solar Impulse II, a solar-powered aircraft flying all over the world, took off at 6.18am (4.18 GMT) Monday morning en route to Cairo.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Alrededor del mundo : Avión solar llega a Phoenix

Un avión impulsado por la luz del sol llegó a un suburbio de Phoenix, Arizona, después de completer el más reciente tramo de su viaje alrededor del mundo.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 resumes round-the-world flight

The Solar Impulse 2 resumed its record-breaking quest Thursday to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel, taking advantage of improved weather to take off from Hawaii.

Friday, April 01, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 va reprendre son tour du monde le 15 avril depuis Hawaï

L'avion solaire Solar Impulse 2 devrait reprendre son tour du monde le 15 avril en quittant Hawaï, si les conditions climatiques le permettent, pour se diriger vers le continent nord-américain, a indiqué jeudi à l'AFP une porte-parole de l'organisation.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Fried batteries delay solar plane's journey until 2016

The team behind the record-breaking Solar Impulse 2 have said the next leg of the plane's historic round-the-world flight attempt will be delayed until next year.

Saturday, July 04, 2015

Solar Impulse lands in Hawaii. The next leg of the flight will be from Honolulu to Phoenix, Arizona.

Solar Impulse 2 (SI2), the first solar-powered aircraft in an attempt to fly around the world, safely landed at Kalaeloa Airport in Honolulu, Hawaii, at 5:51 a.m. local time (1551 GMT), Friday after 118-hour non-stop flight over Pacific.

Friday, July 03, 2015

Solar plane smashes solo flight record over Pacific

An aircraft attempting to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun's energy has broken a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight, the project team said.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Solar plane is heading for Hawaii

A solar-powered plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe without fuel has taken off from Japan after an unscheduled, month-long stop.

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Solar Impulse to be stuck for a week in Japan for repairs

Solar Impulse 2 will be stuck in Japan for at least a week, its pilot has said, after sustaining damage to its delicate wing while on the ground.

Monday, June 01, 2015

Pacific storms ground solar plane on round-the-world trip

Solar Impulse 2 has been forced to delay its landmark crossing of the Pacific Ocean by making an unscheduled stop in the Japanese city of Nagoya on Monday due to bad weather on its planned route to Hawaii.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Solar plane soars above Pacific Ocean

The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has taken off for a six-day flight over the Pacific Ocean, the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Round-the-world solar plane reaches second Chinese destination

Solar Impulse (Si2), the solar plane on a mission to fly around the globe without a drop of fuel, arrived at the Chinese city of Nanjing on Tuesday on the final leg of its stay in China.

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Solar Impulse 2 Pilot appeals for clean future

Solar Impulse 2 Round-The-World fuel-free flight pilot, Bertrand Piccard, paid a visit and delivered a speech on the importance of a clean energy future at ABB Chongqing Transformer Company in Chongqing, on April 2.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Solar powered plane reaches China

The first solar plane making a round-the-world flight entered Chinese airspace on Monday in its fifth leg that proved the most challenging since its start from Abu Dhabi.

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