Are you inspired by the Felix Baumgartner jump from the edge of space?
On 14 October 2012 Felix Baumgartner, an Austrian skydiver, jumped to the Earth from a balloon at the height of 39 kilometers – the altitude that is called the edge of space. On that occasion Felix set a few remarkable records, including break of the speed of sound! Exactly 65 years after Chuck Yeager broke the speed of sound with an airplane, Felix become the first human who break it in a free fall. Of course, preparations for this adventure were long and serious... Does this achievement inspires you? - Do you use all your talents; do you expanding your limits?
Inspiring? No. Impressed? Yes, very. That was an amazing feat for a human being to accomplish.
IMO Baumgartner's breaking of the sound barrier during his jump is important. The knowledge that we gained from this experiment could save the life of a future astronaut, whose vehicle is breached by a tiny piece of orbiting 'space junk'. Bailing (after decelerating) from near Earth orbit could be an option to consider.
I think it was very cool, but it does not make me want to do anything like it.
by RASO5 years ago
What do you think about Felix Baumgartner`s jump from space ? He is awesome !!!
by Mariah Aiken3 years ago
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