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    First bicycle 1817 Karl von Drais - First plane flight December 17, 1903 the Wright brothers Pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg started this project to prove how clean technologies can find solutions for the future. Circumnavigated the world from March 2015 to July 2016 without using a single drop of fuel World's longest solar-powered flight (4,481 mi) and longest solo flight by any airplane. Taken after historic landing July 6 2013 JFK airport finishing first travel across America.
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    The community has selected this image of a solar-powered plane (which crossed the United States without fuel) as the Viewer’s Choice winner for the Explore Our Changing World assignment. The future looks bright indeed with such great strides being made combining clean technologies and transportation.

    Cory Richards
    National Geographic Photographer
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    Date Taken: Jul 6, 2013
    Date Uploaded: Jul 8, 2013
    Location: Rochdale Village, New York, United States
    Camera: Canon EOS 7D
    Focal Length: 10 mm
    Shutter Speed: 8/1 sec
    Aperture: f/8
    ISO: 160
    Copyright: © Juan Osorio
    Categories: Adventure, People, Space
    Assignments: Sustainability, Bright Ideas in Action, World Without Energy, Behind the Adventure, Explore Our Changing World, The Night
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