Jul 12, 2015

Solar Impulse 2 damaged by battery heat, won't fly again this month

The Solar Impulse 2 has been grounded by damaged batteries for at least a few weeks after completing its record-breaking five-day journey from Nagoya to Hawaii. The plane’s team says the batteries were over-insulated and became overheated on day one of the Japan-Hawaii leg. ...

Solar Impulse waits out bad weather in Nagoya

Jun 2, 2015

Solar Impulse waits out bad weather in Nagoya

The pilot of the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 airplane said it was a “great pleasure” to be in Japan after making an unscheduled pit stop at Nagoya Airport toward midnight Monday, and pledged to continue his record-breaking voyage to Hawaii as soon as the ...

May 16, 2015

Chief negotiators resume TPP talks in Guam

Chief negotiators from 12 countries resumed talks Saturday in Guam on a U.S.-led Pacific free trade initiative, and will seek to narrow remaining gaps over intellectual property and other sticking points blocking a deal affecting roughly 40 percent of world trade. The prospects of ...