Highest Altitude Free Fall Jump with a Drogue Parachute

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The World Record of ‘highest altitude free fall jump with a drogue parachute’ has been achieved by Mr. Alan Eustace from USA

On October 24, 2014, Eustace made a jump from the stratosphere. The launch-point for his jump was from an abandoned runway in Roswell, New Mexico. He reached a reported maximum altitude 135,889.108 ft, 25.736573 miles (41.419000 km). His descent to Earth lasted 15 minutes and stretched nearly 26 miles (42 km) with peak speeds exceeding 821.45 miles (1,322.00 km) per hour and total free fall distance (123,334 ft=37,617 m).

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