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Balloon Aviator's Transatlantic Flight Fails

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September 13, 2013
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The man who tried to cross the Atlantic Ocean had to make an unexpected landing after technical problems 350 miles into the journey.


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Swiss 'Jetman' Takes Joyride Around Mount Fuji

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AFP (Nov. 6, 2013) — Swiss aviator Yves "Jetman" Rossy, whose jet-engine powered wings have taken him over some of the world's most awe-inspiring places, has added another -- Japan's Mount Fuji.
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Meant to Fly? The World's First-Solar Powered Airplane

Meant to Fly? The World's First-Solar Powered Airplane

FORA.tv (Feb. 13, 2013) — Solar Impulse is a Swiss solar-powered airplane that will endeavor to fly around the world without fuel. After achieving the world's first solar night to day flight in 2010 and the first intercontinental flight connecting Switzerland to Morocco in 2012, a coast-to-coast flight across the United States is planned for the summer of 2013. In honor of the two visiting pioneers piloting this innovative airplane, Bertrand Piccard and Andrι Borschberg, swissnex San Francisco and the Consulate General of Switzerland are pleased to invite you to a reception and briefing on Solar Impulse. Join them to learn how the Solar Impulse project is making leaps in new materials, energy and weight optimization, even production processes, and how it is setting new milestones in aviation history. All of that while serving as an ambassador of renewable energy
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Balloons Set to Take Wind Power to New Heights

Balloons Set to Take Wind Power to New Heights

Reuters (May 29, 2013) — Boston-based company Altaeros has developed a new wind power generator in the form of a giant balloon they say will offer a cheap renewable energy to communities off the grid.
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Physicist Explains Skydiver's Supersonic Speed

Physicist Explains Skydiver's Supersonic Speed

AP (Oct. 16, 2012) — Nick Warner, a physics professor at the Univ. of Southern California, says the lack of air resistance was key when Felix Baumgartner broke the sound barrier after he jumped from his balloon-tethered capsule 24-miles above earth.
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