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Ready to Space-dive?

On August 16, 1960, pilot Joseph Kittinger jumped out of a balloon from an altitude of 102,800ft (20 miles) and plunged to Earth at more than 700mph. He landed safely 13 minutes and 45 seconds later, setting world records for the highest parachute jump, and the longest and fastest parachute freefall. Now, a group of extreme sports enthusiasts and entrepreneurs is working on a way for 'space-divers' to get the ultimate rush by jumping from as high as 60 miles above the Earth with only a space suit and a parachute. More at the Daily Mail(1).


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