posted on Mar, 9 2015 @ 02:29 AM
Good Morning everyone
This morning marks the start of Solar Impulse 2's round the world flight.
Over the next five months, it will skip from continent to continent, crossing both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans in the process.
Andre Borschberg was at the controls of the single-seater vehicle as it took off at 07:12 local time (03:12 GMT).
He will share the pilot duties in due course with fellow Swiss, Bertrand Piccard.
The plan is stop off at various locations around the globe, to rest and to carry out maintenance, and also to spread a campaigning message about clean
You can follow the aircraft in real time here Link
God bless and god speed to them on this epic journey.
Another step forward in tech and with a bit of luck a new world rercord