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Bertrand Piccard

Put the sun at the glowing heart of progress! This is the message of Solar Impulse. For two centuries technological civilization has revolved around the energy of fossil fuels, but now humankind has the capability and knowledge to make the energy of the sun the centre of its development.
Psychiatrist, practitioner of yoga and hypnosis, Bertrand Piccard faces not only the external material constraints, but especially he touches the inner dimension of the individual and of the human species. What limits can a man reach while flying lonely and precarious for 100 hours over oceans and continents?
The aircraft started its around-the-world journey in March 2015 from Abu Dhabi.
A potentially record-breaking flight is now underway, as solar-powered plane Solar Impulse-2 departed from Abu Dhabi this