- Pioneering aviator reveals details of record-breaking flight
- Bertrand Piccard hopes Solar Impulse can spur take up of renewable energy
(CNN)For Bertrand Piccard, adventure has always been a way of life.
Solar Impulse 2 produced 11,000 kWh of energy from 17,000 solar cells fitted across its 72-meter wingspan
The 17-leg flight took a total of 23 days to complete over the course of 16 months and covered 26,700 miles (43,000 kilometers)