NOVA: The Impossible Flight
Wednesday, January 31, at 9pm on ThinkTV16
Tuesday, February 6, at 9pm ThinkTV14
On March 9, 2015, Solar Impulse II took off from Abu Dhabi on the greatest aviation undertaking of our time: to be the first solar-powered airplane to fly around the world. Intent on pushing the boundaries of human flight and sending a message about the potential for renewable energy, a team of engineers designed and built the Solar Impulse from scratch.