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Lightning over the temporary tent housing the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft at Mandalay International Airport on March 24, 2015. Photo: Solar Impulse

St.Louis, Missouri, United States: Solar Impulse's HB-SIA prototype, with Bertrand Piccard at the controls is landing at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The aircraft took off more than 20 hours before from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. To protect the aircraft upon landing, Solar Impulse uses its own inflatable hangar to park the aircraft. Conceived and designed by the Solar Impulse team for the world tour of 2015, this revolutionary structure is being used for the very…