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Happy Earth Day! What if you celebrated by hopping in a plane and flew to the other side of the world...without consuming a single drop of fuel? That's the idea behind the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft, which captures energy from the sun and converts it into the power of flight. Welcome to the future of air travel!

If you could make any technology solar powered, what would it be? Let us know in the comments below!

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