CLIMATE . CHANGE – Episode 1 – With Bertrand Piccard, Chairman of the Solar Impulse Foundation

I’m Bertrand Piccard. I’m a medical doctor and an explorer. I flew around the world non-stop in a balloon and recently in a solar-powered airplane. And my goal is now to identify and label 1,000 solutions that can protect the environment in an economically profitable way. Today, it’s not enough to say nature is beautiful, […]

Solar (Freaking) Impulse – A Solar Airplane That Uses Solar Energy

Once upon a time there were two men that had a dream that went beyond your imagination introducing Solar Impulse Uhh… So wait Is it just like a simple plane? No it uses no fuel No fuel? No fuel, no petrol, not one single drop But how?! Because of solar cells Solar Impulse is a […]

Solar Impulse Airplane – Solar Impulse 2 Wings – #Discover

72 metres long, covered in solar cells, ultra light, and allowing Solar Impulse to fly day and night This is the Solar Impulse wing An extraordinary flight called for an extraordinary wing to be built wider than a Boeing-747 Solar Impulse 2 has a wingspan of 72 metres an additional 9 metres from the prototype […]