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and they did it five days of nonstop flying across the pacific powered only by the sun's rays etcetera post landing in hawaii friday after setting a from japan on monday the hundred and twenty hour voyage shattering the previous seventy six our record , in two thousand and six , the demonstration of this technology works that you can fly almost whatever , was also a , uh in some ways you to address , filter the twelve years the plane weighs about as much as the family car , seventeen thousand solar cells across its wingspan , picard says that feat proves that solar technology is an option for future travel very often renewable energies are presented as a grade because it's an obstacle for developments , and we want to show the opposite , can achieve the impossible , that it's a fantastic solution , to grow to create jobs to make profit but also to protect the environment , the pilots taking it in turns to navigate in an unheated and i'm pressurized cockpit , sleeping and pasts of twenty minutes while on autopilot bots the journey isn't over yet next stop phoenix arizona the ninth lack of the twenty two thousand mile trek around the cape