The Greatest Jump

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The Greatest Jump
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2013-05-05 14:42:50
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  1. On Sunday October 14th, 2012 Felix becomes first person to:
    Fall faster than the speed of sound
  2. In 1960 Joe Kittinger set balloon jump record when he fell ___ miles
    19
  3. How often does Joe get calls for people who want to break his record?
    Monthly
  4. Felix is a professional ___
    Base jumper
  5. When felix is put in a chamber and depressurized what happens to water and could happen to his blood?
    It bubbles
  6. Joe was most interested in what:
    Safe pilot/astronaut recovery/excape systems
  7. Joe discovered a whole in his glove. What happened to his hand?
    It started swelling.
  8. The data from Joe's fall helped develop what?
    A parachute escape system.
  9. What effect could cause damage when pushing through the sound barrier?
    Extreme vibration
  10. After Felix and his capsule is launched what alarming discovery does he make?
    His face heating doesn't work.
  11. Why would his face heating malfunction be a problem?
    His visor will fog and he can't see
  12. When Felix jumps and goes supersonic what happens to him?
    He starts spinning
  13. After regaining control what problem does Felix encounter?
    He can't see.
  14. The work on his jump began when?
    2005.
  15. How much has Red Bull spent for the entire mission?
    10 million dollars.

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