Are Solar Planes The Future Of Flight?
A solar plane is about to fly across the world, which got us thinking: Is it likely that we’re going to see more planes like this in the future? Follow Amy on Twitter: https://twitter.com/astvintagespace Read More: Solar Impulse 2, The #RTTW Solar Airplane http://www.solarimpulse.com/en/our-adventure/solar-impulse-2//?utm_source=NL101&utm_medium=link&utm_content=newsletter&utm_campaign=si2&utm_source=Supporters&utm_campaign=52582371e7-Newsletter_Unveiling_Solar_Impulse_2_English&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fe3c4e880-52582371e7-142327465#.VMAN8S7F__g “Solar Impulse is the only airplane of perpetual endurance, able to fly day and night on solar power, without a drop of fuel. “ Solar Plane’s Pilot Describes ‘Revolutionary’ Flight http://www.livescience.com/29318-solar-plane-pilot-bertrand-piccard.html “Nearly 15 years after he completed the first non-stop balloon trip around the world, Bertrand Piccard has not lost his appetite for adventure. The Swiss explorer embarked on the first leg of a coast-to-coast flight across the United States today (May 3) in a solar-powered airplane that can fly day or night without using any fuel.” Solar Plane’s Route for Around-the-World Flight Revealed http://www.livescience.com/49496-solar-plane-around-the-world-route.html “In about a month, two Swiss pilots will attempt a record-setting flight around the world without using any fuel, and today (Jan. 20), they announced the route for their ambitious journey aboard their solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq