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How An “Impossible” Flight Could Inspire The World To Go Green

Two filmmakers spent more than a year chronicling the Solar Impulse 2 as it flew around the world with no fuel.Their Nova film takes us inside the cockpit. In the spring of 2015, André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard set out to do something that no one had ever done before–fly an airplane, known as the Solar Impulse 2, around the globe without any fuel. Entirely solar-powered, the plane took 15 months to fly more than 22,000 death-defying miles.
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