Monday, October 23

Solar Impulse Takes Off From Ouarzazate To Rabat

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Ouarzazate  –  The experimental solar aircraft Solar Impulse, the first of its kind to make an intercontinental flight to Morocco, took off on Friday morning at 07:30 local time (06:30 GMT) from the Ouarzazate airport to Rabat, on its way back to Switzerland via Madrid.

According to a joint statement of Solar Impulse and the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN), the aircraft is expected to land Friday night around 21:00 GMT.

  Solar Impulse, whose concept and objectives are consistent with those of the Moroccan solar program, flies at 70 km/h.

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