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The Impossible Flight

01:56:46 | #4503 | TV-PG

On March 9, 2015, Solar Impulse II took off from Abu Dhabi on the greatest aviation undertaking of our time: to be the first solar-powered airplane to fly around the world. Intent on pushing the boundaries of human flight and sending a message about the potential for renewable energy, a team of engineers designed and built the Solar Impulse from scratch.

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First Aired: January 31, 2018