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Solar Impulse 2 departs for desert after soaring in Silicon Valley

The Wright Brothers of solar-powered air travel were rock stars in Silicon Valley. Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard, the two Swiss pilots behind Solar Impulse 2, were treated like VIPs of the skies by tech behemoths, including co-sponsors Google and Tesla, during their nearly week-long visit to the area. Early Monday morning, the visit came to an end as the solar-powered plane took off from Moffett Field in Mountain View, California, for a scheduled 16-hour flight to Phoenix. ( More...

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