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dimanche 26 octobre 2014

Parachutist’s Record Fall: Over 25 Miles in 15 Minutes !

Alan Eustace Jumps From Stratosphere, Breaking Felix Baumgartner’s World Record

ROSWELL, N.M. — A well-known computer scientist parachuted from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere on Friday, falling faster than the speed of sound and breaking the world altitude record set just two years ago.
The jump was made by Alan Eustace, 57, a senior vice president of Google. At dawn he was lifted from an abandoned runway at the airport here by a balloon filled with 35,000 cubic feet of helium.

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Video by Atomic Entertainment on Publish Date October 24, 2014. Photo by Atomic Entertainment and Paragon Space Development Corporation. 
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