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UPDATE: earliest possible takeoff date is now Sunday 28th March UTC! Difficult weather conditions over #China http://t.co/vu6g7hmSnI
Solar Impulse's first
Round-the-world Solar flight

Solar Impulse is the only airplane of perpetual endurance, able to fly day and night on solar power, without a drop of fuel.

Our challenge is to attempt the First Round-The-World Solar Flight in 2015. A way for Bertrand Piccard, André Borschberg and their team to demonstrate how pioneering spirit, innovation and clean technologies can change the world

And you, would you like to be a part of it ?

Our Story

A family heritage of exploration and pioneering spirit.

A vision born in Bertrand Piccard's mind after the success of the first non-stop round the world balloon flight.

The friendship with André Borschberg, engineer and entrepreneur, who leads the technical team.

The commitment of 2 men who want to move the world.

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Our Adventure

The construction of the prototype: Solar Impulse 1.

The development of Solar Impulse 2, the boldest airplane of our time.

The attempt to achieve the first Round-The-World Solar Flight.

The incredible technological and human challenges.

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Our #RTW Solar Flights

Before the attempt of flying around the world in 2015 with Solar Impulse 2, the first prototype already achieved successful flight missions across Europe, Morocco, and the United States.

Each landing was the opportunity to reach out to governments, NGOs, universities and schools to spread the message about clean technologies.

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Abu Dhabi to Muscat
Accomplished - 09.03.2015
LEG 01
Muscat to Ahmedabad
Accomplished - 10.03.2015
LEG 02
Ahmedabad to Varanasi
Accomplished - 18.03.2015
LEG 03
Varanasi to Mandalay
Accomplished - 19.03.2015
LEG 04
Mandalay to Chongqing
[ Coming soon ]
LEG 05
Chongqing to Nanjing
[ Coming soon ]
LEG 06
Nanjing to Hawaii
[ Coming soon ]
LEG 07
Hawaii to Phoenix
[ Coming soon ]
LEG 08
Phoenix to Mid. USA
[ Coming soon ]
LEG 09
Mid. USA to New York
[ Coming soon ]
LEG 10
New York to Europe/Africa
[ Coming soon ]
LEG 11
Europe/Africa to Abu Dhabi
[ Coming soon ]
LEG 12
Your impulse
Spread the word

Solar Impulse is not only about attempting the First Round-The-World Solar Flight, behind the aeronautic record lies a very powerful message Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg want to share with the world. Existing clean technologies and pioneering spirit can change the world. Future is clean, but we cannot do it without you.

Official Shop

Official Shop: Discover the official Solar Impulse shop: dress like the pilots and the solar team. T-shirts, polos, sweaters, pilot jackets for men, women and also kids. Choose your style now!

Join our educational activities

Solar Impulse provides a powerful educational platform for schools and universities students. Help us develop our activities or bring the project to your kids and schools.

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Become the solar star

Participate to our global supporters challenge, participate to our activities and win a visit of the airplane, direct talk with the pilot in flight, pilot jackets and much more.

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