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Solar-powered plane makes international trip

2011-05-15 04:53:37 GMT2011-05-15 12:53:37(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

The solar-powered HB-SIA prototype flown by Solar Impulse's Chief Executive Officer and pilot Andre Borschberg lands at Zaventem's international airport near Brussels May 13, 2011. The plane made its first international trip. [Photo/Agencies]

The solar-powered HB-SIA prototype flown by Solar Impulse's Chief Executive Officer and pilot Andre Borschberg lands at Zaventem's international airport near Brussels May 13, 2011. The plane made its first international trip. [Photo/Agencies]

The solar-powered HB-SIA prototype flown by Solar Impulse's Chief Executive Officer and pilot Andre Borschberg is pushed by ground staff after landing at Zaventem's international airport near Brussels May 13, 2011. The plane made its first international trip. [Photo/Agencies]

Solar Impulse's Chief Executive Officer and pilot Andre Borschberg poses after landing the solar-powered HB-SIA prototype at Zaventem's international airport near Brussels May 13, 2011. The plane made its first international trip. [Photo/Agencies]

The solar-powered HB-SIA prototype (top) flown by Solar Impulse's Chief Executive Officer and pilot Andre Borschberg lands at Zaventem's international airport near Brussels May 13, 2011. The plane made its first international trip. [Photo/Agencies]

The solar-powered HB-SIA prototype flown by Solar Impulse's Chief Executive Officer and pilot Andre Borschberg made its first international trip on May 13, 2011.

(Agencies)

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