Solar Impulse pilots prepare for an extraordinary feat

  • Solar plane pilot: "It's just a blessing"

    Hear more from adventurers Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, who have built a solar-powered plane which they plan to fly across the United States next spring and then around the world without burning an ounce of fuel.

    In this clip, Bertrand Piccard, co-founder and president of Solar Impulse, tells Bob Simon it will be an adventure and a privilege to spend five days and nights flying his solar plane.


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