Gossamer Penguin

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Gossamer Penguin

In 1980, the Penguin became the first aircraft to fly on solar power alone, but in this photograph, taken in 1979, it was powered by a combination of solar and battery power.

Image Number: WEB11543-2010
Credit: NASA Dryden Flight Research Center
For print or commercial use, please contact: NASA Dryden Flight Research Center

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