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Week 6 Microgravity environments on Earth

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This is an image of Felix Baumgartner's world jump record in 2012. He started from an altitude of 39 045 m (128 100 feet) when he jumped from the capsule. The previous record was 31 332 m. By the time Felix had fallen to the Stratosphere he had achieved a speed of 833.9 mph (Mach 1.24 where he broke the sound barrier). He then passed the next significant altitude of 13 000 m labelled as the flight of a Boeing 747, then 8 848 m labelled as Mount Everest. At an altitude of 2 516 m his parachute opened and he landed after a total jump duration time of 9 minutes and 3 seconds.