"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
United Arab Emirates
The plane Solar Impulse 2 took off from San Francisco early on Monday heading for Phoenix, Arizona – the latest leg of its trip around the world to
Solar Impulse has successfully crossed the Pacific Ocean to land at Moffett Federal Airfield in California. The aircraft, which is fuelled entirely
A solar-powered plane attempting to circumnavigate the planet took off on Thursday to continue its record-breaking journey. The Solar Impulse 2 will
A solar powered plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe has made a test flight over the US state of Hawaii. It’s getting ready to continue its
When the crew of Solar Impulse 2 were forced to suspend their effort to complete the first solar-powered aerial circumnavigation of the globe, the
A solar-powered plane halfway through an attempt to circle the globe will be grounded in Hawaii for at least nine months because of battery damage
A solar powered plane has successfully completed a record-breaking five-day nonstop solo flight across the Pacific Ocean. The Solar Impulse is the
Solar Impulse II gets clearance for takeoff after a three week wait, and sets off to continue its historic journey. The solar powered aircraft took
A solar plane attempting to fly around the world has been forced to land in Nagoya, Japan, because of bad weather. Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg had
The solar-powerered plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe took off from Nanjing in China at the weekend, bound for Hawaii, with pilot Andre Borschberg reporting good progress.
The Solar Impulse 2 plane takes off at the Nanjing Lukou International Airport, Jiangsu province in China.
The plane took off from eastern China’s
Solar Impulse, the fuel-free airplane, arrived in Nanjing in eastern China on Tuesday, completing the sixth leg of its round-the-world flight. Pilot
The first round-the-world flight in a solar-powered plane has landed successfully in China, completing the fifth leg of its journey. The fuel-free
Solar Impulse 2 has touched down in India, completing the second leg of its record-breaking round-the-world attempt. The solar-powered plane arrived
A solar powered plane has started the second leg in its attempt to fly round the world without using fossil-derived fuels. Solar Impulse 2 took off
An attempt to make the first round-the-world flight in a solar-powered plane has got off to a flying start. Solar Impulse 2 has completed its maiden
The single-seat aircraft Solar Impulse, whose sister plane Solar Impulse 2 has now set off to circle the globe, originally left the ground, about one
Severe sandstorms in Abu Dhabi are threatening to ground the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 which is due to take the skies on Saturday (Mar