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Born into a dynasty of explorers and scientists who have conquered the heights and depths of our planet, Bertrand Piccard made the first ever non-stop round-the-world balloon flight. As a psychiatrist, aeronaut and lecturer, chairman of the Winds of Hope charitable foundation, and a United Nations Environmental Program Goodwill Ambassador, he combines science and adventure in order to tackle some of the great challenges of our times. By initiating the Solar Impulse project and aiming to fly round the world in a solar airplane, he is seeking to promote technologies that help conserve our planet’s natural resources.
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04/05 - 2016

Phoenix, the city of Milton Erickson

If Phoenix is today the city of Solar Impulse, for decades it was that of Milton Erickson, the inventor of modern hypnosis. The son of a farmer, Erickson, who became a psychiatrist, was the first to use... - read more


02/05 - 2016

Have a good flight to Phoenix

After my three days flight from Hawaii to California, I am happy to see André Borschberg in the cockpit taking over the controls to fly over to Phoenix. Have a good flight ! - read more


24/04 - 2016

From the cockpit above the Golden Gate Bridge

From the cockpit of #Si2, #SanFrancisco and the Golden Gate, land of pioneers! — Bertrand PICCARD (@bertrandpiccard) April 24, 2016 - read more


03/05 - 2016

André Borschberg initiated the Crossing of the United States

The warm Arizona air welcomed André Borschberg to Phoenix Goodyear Airport at 3:55AM UTC, 5:55AM CET on May 3rd, and 8:55PM MST on May 2nd. After spending a few hours cruising at 22,000 feet in cold temperatures,... - read more


24/04 - 2016

We completed the Pacific Crossing!

Bertrand Piccard just pushed through the night sky, gently kissing the runway with a smooth landing at Moffett Airfield, California. The transition from the gentle wonders of the sky to the shared elation... - read more


24/04 - 2016

Live conversation between Peter Maurer

The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer was live connected with Bertrand Piccard during the Solar Impulse's flight from Hawaii to Moutain View, California   ... - read more