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Solar Impulse 2 pilot André Borschberg; Frank Duggan, of ABB; Conor Lennon, global manager for special projects, ABB; Eoin Caldwell, service engineer, ABB Ireland; and pilot Bertrand Piccard at Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi.

A sizable Irish contingent greeted the Solar Impulse 2 in Abu Dhabi after it made history early on Tuesday by completing the first around-the-world fl(...)

A handout picture made available by Solar Impulse shows Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) piloted by Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard prior to its landing in Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26th July 2016, to finish the first around the world flight without the use of fuel. Photograph: Jean Revillard/EPA/ SI2

The world’s first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun’s energy has made history, landing in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on (...)

Spectators view the Solar Impulse following  in Chantilly, Virginia. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

The final leg of the first trans-United States flight in a fully solar-powered aircraft began today. The plane, named Solar Impulse, took off from Was(...)

Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In – Women, Work and the Will to Lead (...)