Solar-powered plane aims to fly around the world

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In 1903, the Wright brothers became the first men to fly. Twenty-four years later, Charles Lindbergh became the first to fly over the Atlantic. Coming soon...another possible breakthrough. Two Swiss gentlemen have built a plane which they hope to fly across the United States next spring and then around the world without burning an ounce of fuel.
 
The plane is called Solar Impulse and it's powered entirely by the sun.
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