Solar-powered plane could be first to circle globe

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by CBS News

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Posted on February 27, 2013 at 1:08 PM

Two Swiss visionaries have co-invented a solar-powered airplane and plan to fly it around the world. Bob Simon offers a preview of an upcoming "60 Minutes" report, and then Bertrand Piccard, Solar Impulse president and co-founder, and Andre Borschberg, Solar Impulse chief executive officer and co-founder, discuss their flight aspirations.

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