Solar plane lands after historic flight

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Solar plane lands after historic flight

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RABAT: A solar plane landed late Tuesday in the Moroccan capital Rabat after flying across the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain on the world’s first intercontinental flight in a plane powered by the sun.

Bertrand Piccard, a 54-year-old psychiatrist and balloonist, landed Solar Impulse at 11:30 pm (2230 GMT) at Rabat Sale airport where he was welcomed by officials of the Moroccan Solar Energy Agency (MASEN). (AFP)

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Posted on June 6, 2012, in Morocco News, Solar Energy and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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