Alan Eustace Jumps From Stratosphere, Breaking Felix Baumgartner’s World Record
A helium-filled balloon lifted Alan Eustace, a Google executive, to more than 25 miles above the earth. Fifteen minutes after he cut himself loose, he was on the ground.
"Mr. Eustace cut himself loose from the balloon with the aid of a small explosive device and plummeted toward the earth at speeds that peaked at 822 miles per hour, setting off a small sonic boom heard by observers on the ground."
That is one way to do it...Posted on 2014-10-24T22:29:05+0000