Felix Baumgartner’s supersonic freefall from 128k’

Felix Baumgartner’s supersonic freefall from 128k’
Oct 14, 2012
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHtvDA0W34I
Song: http://smarturl.it/tafreespacedout

After flying to an altitude of 39,045 meters (128,100 feet) in a helium-filled balloon, Felix Baumgartner completed a record breaking jump for the ages from the edge of space, exactly 65 years after Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier flying in an experimental rocket-powered airplane.
Felix reached a maximum of speed of 1,357.6 km/h or 843.6 mph(Mach 1.25) through the near vacuum of the stratosphere before being slowed by the atmosphere later during his 4:20 minute long freefall. The 43-year-old Austrian skydiving expert also broke two other world records (highest freefall, highest manned balloon flight), leaving the one for the longest freefall to project mentor Col. Joe Kittinger.

related:
Layers of the Atmosphere
http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/earth/atmosphere.html

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