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Get ready to -- something they have never seen before dare -- Felix Baumgartner is getting ready to take off on his first supersonic.
Sky dive that'll happen a few hours from now planning to jump from 23 miles high.
And break the sound barrier in the way down it's never been done before -- 40000.
We magazine here -- good morning to you -- -- I know you are knee deep into this stuff.
You say the real action happens in the first fifteen seconds.
Offers -- first 452.
-- -- fifteen to twenty minute drop what happens to the human body.
When you're 23 miles up and altitude.
Well so it makes it's it's like jumping off a cliff.
From orbit or not quite more -- from -- trauma from -- you can -- the curvature of the -- the -- -- black.
He does a little body dumped gets into a double position drops like a stone because there's almost no air resistance -- so what he does he does in a freefall.
And in about forty.
45 seconds he will actually break the speed of sound -- -- hit.
690 miles per hour he'll become the fastest human being on earth holy cow since so he's he's gonna break the sound very draw this direct and assembly and Lebanese -- is a ballistic missile rubber and so he has oxygen obviously right.
He you said there's no air forcing his trajectory he can.
He can get -- a one pose and drop that way.
Right so bit and that's part of where he's pushing the technology he's got he's going up a capsule is pressurized.
He's got a specialized space split at the -- -- it's it's pressurized got to -- to equalize things so it's a it's a delicate balancing is enough pressure.
To keep the oxygen they can breathe.
But then control the pressure so that he doesn't -- that gets -- -- impressions so long as all those tools hold up to at that altitude and with that amount of -- do.
Now you say on one level this is the ultimate because I can.
Because there were numerous person that's what I -- it's it's an incredible daredevil stunt is that it's the highest manned balloon flight ever it's the highest jump ever.
-- the first person ever to break this and that the first.
Person without a spacecraft to break the sound barrier he's basically.
He's Chuck Yeager without the airplane and so I mean this is really pushing the limits of what technology can do what that with the human body with state and you can pull off.
I think it can't you know he he did an eighteen mile test -- he's actually consulting with the the current record holder.
Who did air force jumped on from nineteen miles in the sixties so he's got he's -- it to the best of the air force in the best of NASA and born and irritable and he has Red -- yes you're right a lot of cameras on this we're gonna watch and see how it all unfolds thank -- Torre but -- Gary -- be amazing and it's and it's certainly -- -- -- people.
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