Photo of the Day: May 6, 2013

Pilot Bertrand Piccard takes off in the Solar Impulse solar electric airplane at Moffett Field as part of a cross-country trip May 3, 2013 in Mountain View, California. (Beck Diefenbach/Getty Images)

The Solar Impulse, an experimental super-lightweight aircraft powered by the sun, is busy flying across the US, making various stops along the way.  Follow its progress over at http://www.solarimpulse.com/en/.

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Zach is the State Department correspondent, cyberwarfare, research & development and business reporter for Defense News.
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