Monday, July 15, 2013

If Solar Energy Can Do This In The Air......

Solar Impulse aims to push innovation on the ground
Hangar 19 at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport is host to one unique airplane: the Solar Impulse.

The sun-powered plane made history by becoming the first aircraft to fly across America day and night without fuel. The Solar Impulse finished its two-month journey from NASA's Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif. to JFK airport on July 6, where it is currently parked.


The groundbreaking trip may seem too slow to be practical, but chairman and pilot Bertrand Piccard thinks there is a bigger picture behind the project.

"We believe if we can demonstrate this in the air, where it is the most difficult to do, people will understand that they can also use the same technologies for their daily lives," Piccard told read more>>>

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