15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Two Sparks of Genius
Solar Impulse 2; a plane that circumvented the globe using only solar-generated power. The 2 geniuses behind this marvel of aviation are Bertrand Piccard, a psychiatrist, explorer and aeronaut, who made the first non-stop round-the-world balloon flight,and. André Borschberg, an engineer and graduate in management science, a fighter pilot and a professional airplane and helicopter pilot. The day after this picture was taken, it crossed the Atlantic Ocean. Duration:2 Days 23 hours.
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