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  • Google executive Alan Eustace shatters Baumgartner’s record

    SpaceFlight InsiderOctober 27th, 2014

    Two years ago, Austrian Felix Baumgartner broke the sound barrier when he successfully parachuted from the edge of the stratosphere. During this historic jump, he managed to break three world records –highest parachute jump, fastest freefall, and highest manned balloon ride. On Friday, Oct. 24, his records were broken – by Google executive Alan Eustace, who successfully […]

  • The man who fell from space: Felix Baumgartner interview

    Jason RhianOctober 16th, 2013

    Sage advice can be gleaned indirectly from the words of men who’ve done amazing things. In this interview series by Jim Clash called “The Right Stuff,” we share nuggets of wisdom from great men who’ve taken big risks in life — boxers, balloonists, test pilots, astronauts, mountain climbers, ocean divers, scientists, Olympians, race car drivers — and come out the better for it.  What exactly is […]