This photo taken from the Solar Impulse website shows its takeoff early Sunday from Nanjing, China, for the five-day flight to Hawaii. If successful, it will be the first time an aircraft powered exclusively by the sun has flown across the Pacific.
This photo taken from the Solar Impulse website shows its takeoff early Sunday from Nanjing, China, for the five-day flight to Hawaii. If successful, it will be the first time an aircraft powered exclusively by the sun has flown across the Pacific.
This photo taken from the Solar Impulse website shows its takeoff early Sunday from Nanjing, China, for the five-day flight to Hawaii. If successful, it will be the first time an aircraft powered exclusively by the sun has flown across the Pacific.

Solar-powered plane begins unprecedented China-to-Hawaii flight

May 30, 2015 08:35 PM