Sky-high selfie

Swiss adventurer and pilot Bertrand Piccard taking an extreme selfie before landing the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, this week after a 17-hour flight from Ohio. The trip was the 13th leg in a quest that started in Abu D
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Swiss adventurer and pilot Bertrand Piccard taking an extreme selfie before landing the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, this week after a 17-hour flight from Ohio. The trip was the 13th leg in a quest that started in Abu Dhabi last year to circumnavigate the globe on zero fuel. The total journey will take about 500 flight hours and cover 35,000km.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 28, 2016, with the headline 'Sky-high selfie'. Print Edition | Subscribe