Solar Impulse makes its remarkable journey

So congratulations to Bertrand Piccard and Solar Impulse’s other pilot, André Borschberg. Maybe we will have electric airliners one of these days, if only somebody can come up with the right battery—but in the meantime we should be working hard on making carbon-neutral fuel.

Solar Impulse, pictured landing in Brussels on May 13, 2011. Photograph courtesy of the Brussels Airport

By GWYNNE DYER

PUBLISHED : Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 12:00 AM

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