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How long did it take for Felix to fall from space?

How long did it take for Felix to fall from space?

On 25 July 2012, Baumgartner completed the second of two planned test jumps from 29,460 metres (96,640 ft). It took Baumgartner about 90 minutes to reach the target altitude and his free fall was estimated to have lasted three minutes and 48 seconds before his parachutes were deployed.

How high did Felix jump from?

An unprecedented eight million people went onto YouTube on 14 October 2012 to witness the game-changing moment Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner completed a parachute jump from a height of 38,969.4 metres, smashing through eight world records and the sound barrier in the space of just three hours.

Did Felix Baumgartner leave the atmosphere?

On 14 October 2012, Baumgartner flew approximately 39 kilometres (24 mi) into the stratosphere over New Mexico, United States, in a helium balloon before free falling in a pressure suit and then parachuting to Earth. The total jump, from leaving the capsule to landing on the ground, lasted approximately ten minutes.

Did anyone jump from space?

In 2012, Felix Baumgartner broke Kittinger’s highest altitude and Andreyev’s longest-distance free fall records, when, on October 14, he jumped from over 128,000 ft (39 km).

How did Fearless Felix break the sound barrier?

Skydive successful Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner made a death-defying free fall that made him the first skydiver to break the sound barrier, according to organizers. In a journey that lasted over nine minutes, he fell at a speed of 1,342.8 km/h, which broke the sound barrier — 1,200 km/h.

What is the longest freefall?

around 4 minutes and 36 seconds
The other interesting thing was the time of free fall. Joe Kittinger holds the record for the longest free fall at around 4 minutes and 36 seconds when he jumped from 102,000 feet. Even though Felix Baumgartner jumped from quite a bit higher, he only had a free fall time around 4 minutes and 20 seconds.

Why didnt Felix Baumgartner burn up?

All we know is that he survived, which proves that pre-jump speculation that his body might explode or disintegrate due to the stresses were ill-founded. Baumgartner himself says that he felt very little as he broke the sound barrier because his insulated suit buffered him from external sounds and forces.