Solar Impulse Lands in New York

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Posted July 9, 2013

This past weekend, Solar Impulse — a solar-powered plane that flies day and night without the use of fuel — completed its historic cross-country journey at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Solar Impulse’s unprecedented feat is a symbol of how far solar power has come and how far this clean energy source will go in the near future.

In this video — captured during the plane’s stopover in the nation’s capital — hear remarks from Secretary Ernest Moniz and catch breathtaking shots of Solar Impulse in flight.

Solar Impulse lands in Washington, DC, at Washington Dulles International Airport as part of its journey across America. | Video by Matty Greene, Energy Department; footage of the solar-powered plane courtesy of Solar Impulse.

Source: Energy.gov



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