The sun is long gone, and the countdown to dawn is ticking away. The crowds of press and crew have dwindled to a minimum at the Payerne airfield.
I am one of a handful of people awake and alert during this event. A photographer once told me the key to a good picture is timing.
“You just need to be there,” he said. That is also true of journalism.
At 1 a.m. I was allowed into the sacred heart of this Solar Impulse project to interview pilot Andre Borschberg.
I and a French journalist were the only two allowed into the control room, and the interviews were broadcast at solarimpulse.com.Continue reading “Solar Impulse Exclusive: Link to Interview with pilot Andre Borschberg”