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Solar Impulse aircraft took off to attempt the completion of the Pacific crossing -VIDEO

Kalaeloa, Hawaii - From Hawaii to North America, a journey similar to the one of American aviator Amelia Earhart

In silence, without using a drop of fuel, but with much wonder in the eyes of hundreds of enchanted supporters, Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) took off early yesterday morning at 6:15am Hawaii time (UTC-10) to complete the crossing of the Pacific. Si2, the solar airplane of Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, capable of flying day and night powered only by the energy of the sun, will be airborne during...

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