Touchdown in Abu Dhabi as @SolarImpulse completes round the world flight – an annotated infographic


Touchdown in Abu Dhabi as @SolarImpulse completes round the world flight – an annotated infographic

Solar Impulse 2, the plane powered only by energy from the Sun, has completed its 15-month mission to circumnavigate the world.

Landing in Abu Dhabi yesterday – where it first took off in March 2015 – the plane finally completed its epic 25,000-mile record-breaking journey.

The feat is the world’s first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun.

E&T news reported on Solar Impulse’s record-breaking flight in full earlier today.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

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