The Solar Impulse team
"Never before--in the whole history of aviation--has an aircraft so big, so light and consuming so little energy actually flown," wrote Piccard in his blog. "How can I thank such a magnificent team, how can I sufficiently congratulate all those engineers, who, under the supervision of Andre, have calculated, designed and built this first prototype?"
December 4, 2009 8:45 AM PST
Photo by: Solar Impulse/Stephane Gros
| Caption by: Lance Whitney
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