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Solar Plane Bound for Hawaii on Flight Around Globe

A solar-powered Swiss airplane took off early Sunday for a six-day flight over the Pacific Ocean, in the most difficult leg of its journey around the globe. The Solar Impulse 2 took off from Nanjing in eastern China, heading for the U.S. island state of Hawaii 8,500 kilometers (5,280 miles) away, after extended delays awaiting a suitable weather window because of safety concerns. The is the sixth leg of the plane's around-the-world, 35,000-kilometer (21,700-mile)...

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