Superhuman Felix Baumgartner, who forever pushed the limits of what's humanly possible, traveled at a speed of 843.6 miles per hour on his record-breaking jump, Red Bull confirmed. That's 1.25x the speed of sound. I can't even comprehend moving that quickly.
After months of confirming and rechecking data, Red Bull Stratos is comfortable enough with releasing the final data. Much of it is just putting a feather in Baumgartner's cap, a plaque he can put up above is mantle for all the admire. When you're the only human to leap from 127,852.4ft above sea level and live to see another day, you can self-aggrandize all you darn well please.
Here are the official records of Baumgartner's jump:
- Maximum vertical speed: 1,357.6 kmh / 843.6 mph / Mach 1.25
- Highest Exit (Jump) Altitude: 38,969.4 m / 127,852.4 ft
- Vertical Distance of Freefall: 36,402.6 m / 119,431.1 ft
- Highest Manned Balloon Ascent: 39,068.5 meters / 128,177.5 feet
- First person to break the speed of sound in freefall, without the protection or propulsion of a vehicle
- Highest untethered altitude outside a vehicle
- Largest balloon ever flown with a human abroad: 29.47 cubit feet
- Fastest overland speed of manned balloon: 135.7 miles per hour / 117.9 knots
Pretty amazing. Other incredible facts of the jump include a minimum temperature of -95.62 Farhenheit / -70.9 Celsius and 30 seconds of supersonic velocity. Bravo Felix, bravo. It will be difficult to top that, whatever Baumgartner does next.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra's Space Zoom camera is amazing and a bit creepy
The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? Can a phone really product usable photos at 100x zoom? We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out!
Win an iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with the Reader's Choice giveaway!
What's the best phone of 2019? Is it the iPhone 11 Pro, Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7T? What about the best laptop, games console, tablet and more? Vote NOW in the Reader's Choice awards and win BIG in time for the holidays!
Here are the best products from IFA 2019!
Here are the products announced at IFA 2019 that were worthy of our Best of IFA 2019 awards. Also featuring MrMobile's single best product at the show!
Get to know your furry best friend with a handy DNA kit
It's important that your dog lives a long and healthy life and the best way to manage your pet's wellness is though genetics. With a dog DNA test, you can discover breed and health information to help care for them in every stage of life.