Amazing! My kind of Dream… and hopefully someday!
Originally posted on Metro:
More than two years after Felix Baumgartner broke the world record for the highest skydive, Alan Eustace has trumped it by jumping a height of 135,890ft from the Earth’s surface.
Mr Eustace, Google’s senior vice president of knowledge, broke the sound barrier reaching a velocity of 822mph during a four and a half minute free-fall.
It took the intrepid daredevil two hours to reach the target height while being attached to the high-altitude, helium-filled balloon.
The 57-year-old had been working alongside Paragon Space Development Corp and its Stratospheric Explorer team in this secret project to develop and successfully test a self-contained commercial spacesuit.
The suit is designed to allow people explore the high in the atmosphere 20 miles off the ground.
Here is Felix Baumgartner’s 2012 record-breaking skydive at 128,100 feet:
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