stratos mission - Who Felix Baumgartner is an Austrian skydiver daredevil BASE jumper who set the world record for the first person breaking the sound

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Who Felix Baumgartner is an Austrian skydiver, daredevil, BASE jumper who set the world record for the first person breaking the sound barrier. Joe Kittinger is in the national aviation hall of fame, credited for helping NASA’s astronaut program. To combat the challenges of the mission, the Red Bull Stratos team made a suit specifically made for Felix. What The Mission The purpose of the mission was to advance in scientific discoveries to benefit mankind. The mission was accomplished. Felix broke the speed of sound at an estimated speed of 833.9 miles per hour. The test flights prove survival in death zones. They tested a 2nd manned balloon flight, 1st manned balloon flight, and an unmanned balloon flight. The Science The records approved by the FAI were: Maximum Vertical Speed, Exit Altitude, and Vertical Distance of Freefall. Records not approved by the FAI were:First person to break the speed of sound in freefall, without the protection of or propulsion
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