Solar Plane Makes First Intercontinental Flight

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•22 May 25, 2012

Pilots flew the Solar Impulse, an experimental solar-powered two-person aircraft, on a two-leg journey from Switzerland to Morocco. What do you think?

  • “That seems pretty risky. What if Ra becomes displeased and blots out the sun?”

    Kelly Knight –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Sure, it may be efficient to fly, but it'll take a lot of the available power for the speakers to make a satisfying roaring sound.”

    Abigail Humphreys –
    Char Puller

  • “Harnessing energy from the sun is so short-sighted. It’s just going to blow up in a few trillion years anyway.”

    James Dale –
    Scroll Assembler