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Ready to take the challenge Amazers and Bertrand Piccard have created for you? Here is the message Bertrand wrote to introduce what it is all about:

Hi everyone!

I'm very excited to have you here – thanks so much for stopping by! My challenge to you is all ...

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Ready to take the challenge Amazers and Bertrand Piccard have created for you? Here is the message Bertrand wrote to introduce what it is all about:

Hi everyone!

I'm very excited to have you here – thanks so much for stopping by! My challenge to you is all about dreaming big, believing in yourself and facing your fears. It is designed for all those of you who want to achieve their goals and are looking to be inspired by like-minded people. I can’t wait to see you get started – so click “COUNT ME IN!” and accept my challenge!

 

 

 

CHALLENGE INFORMATION

Steps: This challenge is split into three consecutive steps that are all built upon each other. During each step, you will have seven days to post your submission; depending on the step, this may be something written or an image.
Guidance: Throughout the entire challenge, Bertrand will explain you the required actions of each step and provide you with the WHY you need to undertake them, by highlighting his personal experiences and lessons learned.
Community: You will participate in the challenge together with a community of 30 other people. See the below "How It Works" section for more information.
Requirements: No specific requirements are needed for this challenge – all you need is an open mindset!
Rewards: Solar Impulse will be giving out a number of unique rewards to participants who complete the challenge. The grand prize of the challenge will be to travel to Switzerland to meet Bertrand Piccard and see the Solar Impulse 2 airplane.

HOW IT WORKS

Our challenges are more inspiring and empowering when they are undertaken with other people. That’s why we have built a system that creates a new Challenge Community every time 30 users accept a challenge. This way, users start challenges at the same time, grouped in communities of 30 people in which they can engage amongst each other throughout the entire experience. Technically speaking, this means that a challenge can have an unlimited amount of participants while keeping the all-important community feeling within each of its individual communities of 30 people.

Solar Impulse 2 #FirstFlight is an important stage - a step closer towards the round-the-world flight.

It is also a huge emotional step for the entire team and all our partners who have worked on the aircraft. Si2 incorporates a vast amount of new technology to render it more efficient, reliable and in particular better adapted to long haul flights. It is the first aircraft which will have almost unlimited endurance.

Throughout ...

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It is also a huge emotional step for the entire team and all our partners who have worked on the aircraft. Si2 incorporates a vast amount of new technology to render it more efficient, reliable and in particular better adapted to long haul flights. It is the first aircraft which will have almost unlimited endurance.

Throughout such an innovative project, each stage is a leap into the unknown. #FirstFlight suspense was at a high! The results show that our team of engineers can be very proud of the work it has accomplished during the last 10 years.

Bertrand Piccard @ Google+.

André Borschberg @ Google+.

The Permit to Fly just arrived! The Federal Office of Civil Aviation has studied the technical documents prepared by André's engineers and has given the green light.

It's a great moment for everyone who has built this revolutionary solar airplane to know it has been approved by the authorities. We now have to find the good weather slot on Payerne Airport : no wind and clear sky.

Some taxi tests tomorrow (28/05) and Thursday on the runway, and the first ...

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It's a great moment for everyone who has built this revolutionary solar airplane to know it has been approved by the authorities. We now have to find the good weather slot on Payerne Airport : no wind and clear sky.

Some taxi tests tomorrow (28/05) and Thursday on the runway, and the first takeoff in a few days.

Useless to describe the excitement here in our team, maybe you share it if you are a Supporter of our project.

Find Bertrand Piccard on Google+.

12 speeches in 4 days during my trip to Chile and Argentina !

Back to Switzerland, I have great memories of the people I met: students, teachers, corporations, media, NGos, diplomats.

Thank you to all of you for your questions and comments, and, most of all, for your commitment to spread ...

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12 speeches in 4 days during my trip to Chile and Argentina !

Back to Switzerland, I have great memories of the people I met: students, teachers, corporations, media, NGos, diplomats.

Thank you to all of you for your questions and comments, and, most of all, for your commitment to spread the word about pioneering spirit and innovative ways of thinking to make the world a better place.

A special appreciation to Fernando Nilo and his Recyclapolis Foundation who wants to launch the recycling industry in Chile. He is a great pioneer!

Hope to be back soon in Latin America!

 

Find Bertrand Piccard on Google+.


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