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Solar Impulse 2 completes fifth flight

Solar Impulse 2, the first aircraft completely sustained by solar power, took off from Myanmar's second biggest city of Mandalay early Monday and headed for China's Chongqing, the fifth flight a 20-hour flight.

Solar Impulse 2 completes fifth flight
People take photos of solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport early Tuesday on March 31, 2015 in Chongqing, China. Solar Impulse 2, the first aircraft completely sustained by solar power, took off from Myanmar's second biggest city of Mandalay early Monday and headed for China's Chongqing, the fifth flight of a landmark journey to circumnavigate the globe powered solely by the sun. After a 20-hour flight, the Solar Impulse 2 airplane touched down in south China's Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport. (Getty Images)
Solar Impulse 2 completes fifth flight
The Solar Impulse 2 comes in to land in Chongqing airport at 1:35 am (17:35 GMT Monday) after a 22-and-a-half hour flight from Myanmar, on March 31, 2015. Solar Impulse 2 landed in China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, as it completed the fifth leg of its landmark circumnavigation of the globe powered solely by the sun. (AFP/Getty Images)
Solar Impulse 2 completes fifth flight
The Solar Impulse 2 comes in to land in Chongqing airport at 1:35 am (17:35 GMT Monday) after a 22-and-a-half hour flight from Myanmar, on March 31, 2015. Solar Impulse 2 landed in China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, as it completed the fifth leg of its landmark circumnavigation of the globe powered solely by the sun. (AFP/Getty Images)
Solar Impulse 2 completes fifth flight
The Solar Impulse 2 comes in to land in Chongqing airport at 1:35 am (17:35 GMT Monday) after a 22-and-a-half hour flight from Myanmar, on March 31, 2015. Solar Impulse 2 landed in China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, as it completed the fifth leg of its landmark circumnavigation of the globe powered solely by the sun. (AFP/Getty Images)