Gallery: Solar Impulse Launches Solar-Powered Flight from San Francisco...

After much anticipation, the moment we've all been waiting for finally arrived in the early hours this morning as the Solar Impulse airplane embarked on the the historic cross-country flight. At about 6:00 a.m., pilot Bertrand Piccard took off from Moffett Field at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA, heading southeast, towards Phoenix -- the next stop in the cross-country voyage. From there, the Swiss-made plane will make its way towards New York City, and it'll do so without using a single drop of fuel.

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  1. daschio October 30, 2013 at 11:33 am

    great! go on!

  2. SkipFranks May 6, 2013 at 3:19 pm

    Awesome, keep us posted!!!

    Best regards,

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