NOVA: The Impossible Flight In March 2015, Solar Impulse II launched the greatest aviation undertaking of our time: to be the first solar-powered airplane to fly around the world. It was a feat 12 years in the making, and was anything but a sure bet. NOVA follows intrepid pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg - two men bent on pushing the boundaries of human flight and proving renewable energy's potential. Along with a team of brilliant engineers, the two designed and built Solar Impulse from scratch - though top airplane manufacturers told them would be too big, too light, and impossible to control. NOVA follows the team as it overcomes seemingly insurmountable challenges to build and fly the first solar plane around the world.
Producer: Noel Dockstader, Quinn Kanaly, Melanie Wallace
Executive Producer: Ian Reinhard, Angus Macqueen, Dana Nachman, Chris Schmidt, Paula S. Aspell
Production Company: Far West Film Co.
Production Year: 2018
Copyright Year: 2018
Director: Noel Dockstader, Quinn Kanaly
Narrator: Lane West
Subtitle Language: English (SDH)
Language track: English
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen