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Solar Impulse plane lands in Hawaii

bbc.com — From the section Science & Environment Andre Borschberg is into the final hours of his historic solar-powered flight across the Pacific. The Swiss adventurer is due to land at Kalaeloa, Hawaii, around 06:00 local time (1600 GMT; 17:00 BST) after an epic five-day trip from Japan.

Solar Impulse plane closes in on Hawaii landing

bbc.co.uk — Andre Borschberg is into the final hours of his historic solar-powered flight across the Pacific. The Swiss adventurer is due to land at Kalaeloa, Hawaii, around 06:00 local time (1600 GMT; 17:00 BST) after an epic five-day trip from Japan.

New Horizons: Pluto shows its spots to Nasa probe

bbc.co.uk — The science team on the American New Horizons mission to Pluto has released two colour views of the dwarf planet and its biggest moon, Charon. They were made by combining pictures from the probe's high-resolution, "black and white" camera, Lorri, and its lower-resolution, colour imager known as Ralph.

Solar Impulse breaks solo record

bbc.co.uk — Swiss adventurer Andre Borschberg is achieving steady progress as he tries to complete the first solar-powered flight across the Pacific Ocean. After leaving Nagoya, Japan, early on Monday (local time), he has now passed Midway Island and is heading towards his destination of Kalaeloa, Hawaii.

Rosetta spies cometary sinkholes

bbc.com — From the section Science & Environment The comet being studied by Europe's Rosetta probe is riddled with pits that formed much like sinkholes here on Earth, say scientists. They think material under the surface of the icy dirt-ball vaporises in places, resulting in voids that will then no longer support the crust above.

Rosetta spies cometary sinkholes

bbc.co.uk — The comet being studied by Europe's Rosetta probe is riddled with pits that formed much like sinkholes here on Earth, say scientists. They think material under the surface of the icy dirt-ball vaporises in places, resulting in voids that will then no longer support the crust above.

New Horizons probe refines Pluto flyby path

bbc.co.uk — The American New Horizons spacecraft has made its last planned targeting manoeuvre as it bears down on Pluto. The probe is due to scream past the dwarf world on 14 July at almost 14km/s and at an altitude of just 12,500km. New Horizons' 23-second thruster burn will adjust very slightly its speed and arrival time.

Jan Woerner: New director general takes Esa reins

bbc.co.uk — The European Space Agency (Esa) has a new director general from Wednesday. Johann-Dietrich Woerner vacates his chairmanship of the German space agency (DLR) to take the reins at the Paris-based organisation for an initial period of four years. He succeeds Frenchman Jean-Jacques Dordain, who had been in post since 2003 - the longest any individual has been DG in the agency's history.

OneWeb satellite operator eyes huge rocket campaign

bbc.co.uk — The biggest commercial rocket campaign in history has been announced by OneWeb. The British Channel Islands-registered company has acquired more than 60 launchers to help put up its proposed satellite broadband network. OneWeb envisages placing 648 spacecraft in orbit to take affordable internet connectivity to every part of the globe.

'Hoff crab' gets formal scientific name

bbc.co.uk — A hairy crab that was dubbed "The Hoff" when it was first found in Antarctic waters has now been given a formal scientific description and name. The creature, which lives in vast communities around hot vents on the sea floor, will be known as Kiwa tyleri.
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Jul 01, 2015

RT @solarimpulse: Sun is back for the 4th time on #Si2, still flying in directions to Hawaii. It will descend to optimize batteries. pic.twitter.com/n4tLcWOyiS

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