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Solar Impulse airplane: the second half of round the world flight to April 2016 (VIDEO)

Hawaii, USA - Due to the irreversible damage to its overheated batteries, not for technical failure or weakness in the technology

Despite the hard work of the Solar Impulse team to repair the batteries which overheated in the record breaking oceanic flight from Nagoya to Hawaii, the solar powered airplane of Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg will stay in Hawaii until early spring 2016. Following the longest and most difficult leg of the round-the-world journey which lasted 5 days and 5 nights (117 hours and 52 minutes),...

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