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Swiss post commemorate Solar Impulse with special stamp

Local News // July 28, 2016
Swiss post commemorate Solar Impulse with special stamp

Swiss post is issuing a commemorative stamp, paying tribute to Solar Impulse 2, the aircraft that's just completed the first circumnavigation the globe using solar powered.

Pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschber touched down in Abu Dhabi on 26 July, after a 42,000 kilometre, zero fuel flight. 

The objective was not to set a new world record but to demonstrate what was possible using sustainable energy sources.

The "Solar Impulse" stamp costs 1 franc and is available now in a special booklet of eight stamps.

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