Sunday, January 24, 2010

Jumping 120,000 Feet

This is scheduled for 2010; a jump from 120,000 feet high. It’ll take 3 hours in a balloon to get that high and then he’ll jump out and

“Within 35 seconds or so, Baumgartner will hit supersonic speeds and break the sound barrier. No one really knows what will happen at that point, but the scientists seem confident that he’ll maintain consciousness. He will free fall for roughly six more minutes, pulling his chute at about 5,000 feet and coasting for 15 minutes back to solid ground.”

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