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A 57-year-old Google engineer performed the highest human free-fall, jumping from 135,890 feet up in the stratosphere. A documentary now on Netflix reveals how he did it.

Former Google engineer Alan Eustace broke the record for longest freefall in 2014, when he jumped from 135,890 feet. He reached maximum speeds above 820 mph . Eustace says he’s no daredevil: The engineer and pilot spent months doing test flights, training, and finessing the design of his special suit. […]
A 57-year-old Google engineer performed the highest human free-fall, jumping from 135,890 feet up in the stratosphere. A documentary now on Netflix reveals how he did it.
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Felix Baumgartner Fell Even Faster Than Thought

[credit provider=”Red Bull Stratos Content Pool”] When Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner jumped to Earth from the edge of space in October, preliminary estimates clocked him at a top speed of 834 mph, or Mach 1.24.Official numbers released by Red Bull on Monday, Feb. 4, reveal that Baumgartner’s fastest speed achieved during […]
Felix Baumgartner Fell Even Faster Than Thought
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14 Headline-Making Science Events Of 2012

[credit provider=”NASA”] 2012 was a memorable year for Science. From an Austrian ‘s record-breaking jump to Earth to the death of two space pioneers, here are the unforgettable science news stories that are worth reviewing before the calendar year rolls over.
14 Headline-Making Science Events Of 2012
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An In-Depth Look At The Most Impressive People of 2012

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An In-Depth Look At The Most Impressive People of 2012
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One Fear Nearly Destroyed Felix Baumgartner’s Bid To Break The Sound Barrier

[credit provider=”Red Bull Content Pool” url=”https://www.redbullcontentpool.com/content/stratos/products/latest_photos”] At 128,000 feet above the New Mexican desert, Felix Baumgartner steps outside his cramped space capsule onto a skateboard-sized platform. A bulky pressurised suit attached to an eight-pound helmet is the 43-year-old’s only protection from extreme cold temperatures and air pressure so low that human […]
One Fear Nearly Destroyed Felix Baumgartner’s Bid To Break The Sound Barrier
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Felix Baumgartner’s Most Terrifying Jumps Ever

[credit provider=”Red Bull Content Pool”] Felix Baumgartner just broke the speed of sound in an unprecedented free fall from the stratosphere. But the Austrian thrill-seeker has dazzled the world with mind-boggling leaps many, many times before. Baumgartner, now 43, has completed some 2,500 jumps since he began skydiving at the age of […]
Felix Baumgartner’s Most Terrifying Jumps Ever
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The Best Moments From Felix Baumgartner’s Supersonic Jump

[credit provider=”Red Bull Stratos Content Pool”] Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner captivated the world this week after he leapt 24 miles to Earth becoming the first man to break the speed of sound in a free fall.  If you missed the historic space jump, we’ve recapped some of the best moments […]
The Best Moments From Felix Baumgartner’s Supersonic Jump