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Red Bull Stratos / Felix Baumgartner

NEW RECORDS • HIGHEST MANNED BALLOON FLIGHT • FREEFALL FROM HIGHEST ALTITUDE 128’100 ft. 123'500 ft PREVIOUS RECORD FOR HIGHEST MANNED BALLOON FLIGHT Nick Piantanida 1966 PREVIOUS RECORD HOLDER FOR HIGHEST FREEFALL & FASTEST SPEED OF HUMAN W/O MOTOR Joe Kittinger, USAF Colonel 102'800 ft 1960 • Kittinger served as Baumgartner's mentor and capsule communicator "Start the cameras, and our guardian angel will take care of you." • MAX SPEED: 833.9 MPH (MACH 1.24) THE SPEED OF SOUND IS 768 MPH RED BULL STRATOS FELIX BAUMGARTNER OCTOBER 14, 2012 www.REDBULLSTRATOS.COM 35'000 ft Typical Cruising Altitude of Boeing 737 29'029 ft Height of Mt. Everest 13'000 ft Typical Skydive Range 3'000 ft "Sometimes you have to be up really high to understand how small you are" FELIX BAUMGARTNER TOTAL ASCENT 2 HOURS 21 MINUTES TOTAL FREEFALL (119'846 FT) 4 MINUTES 18 SECONDS

Red Bull Stratos / Felix Baumgartner

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On October 14, 2012, Felix Baumgartner broke the sound barrier in his free fall 24 miles above the Earth. This infographic records his achievement.

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