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Zuckerberg wants to connect people with solar-powered drones

The founder of Facebook plans to use drones and solar-powered airplanes to generate the internet connectivity of the future.

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A solar-powered drone from social media giant Facebook has successfully completed a pilot flight in Arizona after a previous mission ended in a crash.

The ultimate aim for the drone is that one day it will be able to provide internet connectivity to billions of people around the world.

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