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.

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Hasnain says:

"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