Solar Impulse 2: This sun-powered plane may never need to land

Published: May 11, 2022, 01:35 PM(IST) WION Video Team

A strange-looking jet coated in over 17,000 solar panels gave the world a glimpse of the future of flight in 2016. Having the wingspan of a Boeing 747 but the weight of an SUV, it circumnavigated the Earth without consuming a drop of fuel. Solar Impulse 2, created by Bertrand Piccard and Bertrand Borschberg, showcased the potential of renewable energy.

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