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Solar Impulse 2: Following Lindberg’s Spirit of St. Louis

Words and Video by Ron Marsico, Media Relations Staff Solar Impulse 2 glided eastward after taking off from Kennedy Airport at 2:30 a.m. today, attempting to become the first fuel-free plane to cross the Atlantic — 89 years after Charles … Continue reading

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JFK: SOLAR IMPULSE 2 LANDS EN-ROUTE TO FIRST FUEL-FREE PLANE TRIP AROUND WORLD

By Ron Marsico, Media Relations Staff Solar Impulse 2, bidding to be the first fuel-free aircraft to circle the globe, landed gracefully at 3:59 AM early Saturday morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport, a prelude to the final destination … Continue reading

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The Visionaries Behind Solar Impulse 2

Part Three in aThree-Part Blog Series By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority My life and the life of my family has to do with exploration, with adventure. My grandfather was the first man in the stratosphere, and my … Continue reading

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