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Automated solar cell powered aircraft
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DLR researchers are working on an automated solar aircraft, Solitair, could someday fly at an altitude of 20 kilometres. At a closer distance and with a lesser cost than satellites, such an aircraft could someday collect weather and climate data and radio it to Earth.
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