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First Look: Solar Impulse’s mobile hangar

A closer look at Solar Impulse's mobile hangar, engineered to withstand extreme weather and ready for the unexpected.

Mingalaba, Mandalay! Solar Impulse in Myanmar

Solar Impulse and ABB land in Myamnar and celebrate a sustainable future.

Solar Impulse sets world record on its way to Ahmedabad

Bertrand Piccard is the first to fly a solar plane in Asia and set a distance world record by flying 1,468 kilometers

After short pit stop in Muscat, Solar Impulse flies on to India

André Borschberg completes first leg of round-the-world solar flight. After an 11 hour layover in Muscat, Oman, Bertrand Piccard took off for Ahmedabad

Solar Impulse takes to the skies on first round-the-world solar flight

Solar Impulse 2 set course from Abu Dhabi to Muscat on the first leg of a groundbreaking attempt to fly across the globe powered only by energy from the sun

Twitter: Abu Dhabi #Si2 take off for the first #RTW flight on solar power. Next stop Muscat, Oman. Best of luck @solarimpulse!

@ABBgroupnews: Abu Dhabi #Si2 take off for the first #RTW flight on solar power. Next stop Muscat, Oman. Best of luck @solarimpulse!

Twitter: .@betrandpiccard & @Andreborschberg about to start @solarimpulse’s historic #RTW tour

@ABBgroupnews - .@betrandpiccard & @Andreborschberg about to start @solarimpulse's historic #RTW tour

How Solar Impulse pilots will combat sleep deprivation and extreme temperatures

Co-pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg will endure significant physical and psychological challenges during five days and nights of non-stop flying