Solar Impulse 2 touches down: Sun-powered plane lands safely in Oklahoma as its 21,700 mile round-the-world record edges closer

Solar Impulse 2 touches down: Sun-powered plane lands safely in Oklahoma as its 21,700 mile round-the-world record edges closer
 

A solar-powered aircraft attempting to fly around the world without using any fuel has safely completed the eleventh leg of its epic journey after landing in Oklahoma.
Solar Impulse 2, piloted by Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard, landed after an 18 hour and 10 minute flight from Phoenix, Arizona, to Tulsa International Airport in Oklahoma.
The aircraft flew 975 miles and reached an altitude of 22,000 feet, taking the team behind the aircraft another step closer to their 21,700 mile record breaking journey around the world using only the power of the sun.
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13 May 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 48
Source: Daily Mail
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