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Solar Impulse 2, above San Francisco, approaching the goal: to become the first solar-powered plane to fly around the world.

The solar-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 has reached a further milestone on the way towards implementing the first världsomflygningen on just solar power.

The night of Saturday landed André Borschberg, who along with Bertrand Piccard turns to fly the plane around the earth, in Dayton, United States.

- People said both the Wright brothers and to us that we wanted to achieve was impossible.

Overall, the 35 000 kilometer journey supposed to take five months, of which 25 days in the air, but the damage to the battery made that the plane was standing in nine months.

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