Alan Eustace Highest Skydive Jump Record

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Alan Eustace Highest Skydive Jump Record

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Postby Richard Cranium » Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:11 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8L8bYYYR-J0

Alan Eustace Highest Skydive Jump Record

Alan Eustace Highest Skydive Jump EVER!! | Google New Record One of Google’s most senior executives has broken Felix Baumgartner's record for the highest parachute jump in history - making him the second person to break the sound barrier. Alan Eustace, whose title at the company is senior vice president of knowledge, successfully jumped from the edge of space at 135,908 feet on Friday evening.
The computer scientist started his journey in a high-altitude, helium-filled balloon, leaving from an abandoned airport in New Mexico.
He started his dive at 135,908 feet - remaining in freefall for about 4.5 minutes, hitting a TOP speed of 822 mph.

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Re: Alan Eustace Highest Skydive Jump Record

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Postby Raffles » Thu Oct 30, 2014 6:56 pm

OK the above video is a bad copy , the story is here : http://www.space.com/27536-supersonic-near-space-dive-video.html
Hindsight is what you see from the tail gunner's position. :D


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