Reader Cody Jordan sent us an e-mail about the Solar Impulse project — a solar-powered jet that its designers hope will circumnavigate the globe in 2012.
The story at Engadget.com, notes the Solar Impulse is captained by Bertrand Piccard — a real person, for all you Star Trek fans — and has “the wingspan of an Airbus and the weight of a car.”
Check it out for yourself here.
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