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It’s finally here

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Solar Impulse 2 CEO Andre Borschberg, right, and Chairman Bertrand Piccard celebrate after Borschberg’s arrival at Kalaeloa. Borsch­berg and Piccard share piloting duties in their round-the-world journey.
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A member of the Solar Impulse 2 ground crew inspects the photovoltaic cells on the aircraft’s wings in the hangar at Kalaeloa Airport.
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Solar Impulse 2’s Andre Borschberg was greeted by partner Bertrand Piccard after arriving Friday at Kalaeloa. The flight from Japan to Hawaii took five nights and five days and covered about 4,480 miles.
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Solar Impulse Landing at Kalaeloa.
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Solar Impulse Landing at Kalaeloa.