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Slate's Explainer: How To Race Around the World

Millionaire aviator Steve Fossett is back over U.S. soil, on his way to completing what will be the first nonstop solo flight around the world without refueling. Could he have picked a shorter way around the globe? Slate contributor Daniel Engber offers an explainer.

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Daniel Engber
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