Free falling from earth at Mach 1 (700MPH)


Man will free fall from Earth’s stratosphere with only a pressurized suit to protect him. In preparation for the multiple record breaking jump, Felix will free fall from 25,000 feet, 65,000 feet and then 90,000 feet to acclimate himself in prep for the 120,000 foot jump. His means of transportation up to 120,000 feet, you ask? A stratospheric balloon, of course! If that weren’t crazy enough. Felix will attempt to be the first human to break the speed of sound by reaching Mach 1.0 speeds (~700MPH). By reaching heights of 120,000 feet, Felix will also establish a new altitude record. He’s also going for the longest duration free fall at around 5 minutes and 35 seconds.

Posted via web from chad schomber

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