Solar plane lands in Nanjing, China

The sun-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 has landed safely in Nanjing, in the east of China.

The plane is on a mission to travel right around the globe.

On this latest leg of the journey, Bertrand Piccard piloted the plane from Chongqing in the west of China, a journey of 800 miles.

Now the plane will face the tough challenge of crossing the Pacific Ocean.

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Over the next 10 days, Solar Impulse will have all its systems checked.

Weather experts will then recommend a suitable time to attempt the Pacific flight, when the weather is calm.

The journey will be done in two stages, with a rest in the American island state of Hawaii.

The plane flies slowly, so it will be in the air continuously for several days and nights.

No solar-powered plane has ever flown around the world.

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