solar impulse photoSolar Impulse has had a long journey since May 3, when the manned plane began its first flight across the U.S., flying day and night without a single drop of fuel.

At 11:09 p.m. local time Saturday, Solar Impulse safely touched down in New York City, bringing its journey to a close.

But the adventure, which started as an idea in Switzerland, continues to inspire the world. Next up, a circumnavigation of the globe.

(WATCH the highlights of the trip below, or READ the story from GigaOm)

Thanks to Michael Slupina from Germany for sending the link!