Video How to fly around the world without fuel

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Imagine if we could fly day and night using only solar energy. The expertly engineered Solar Impulse plane is flying around the world delivering a powerful message: clean technologies can achieve the seemingly impossible. Powered by a dream, determination and breakthrough engineering, this flying adventure aims to inspire and encourage people everywhere to commit to a more sustainable worl. This TedEd animation (4:12 min) is supported by student activities and some suggested resources to explore the idea further.





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