Alan Eustace Spacesuit

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On October 24, 2014, Dr. Alan Eustace used this state-of-the-art Pressure Suit Assembly to ascend to the top of the stratosphere beneath a large, helium-filled plastic balloon and sky dive back to Earth. He reached a maximum altitude of 135,889 feet before parachuting back to Earth, breaking the previous world record.

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12/08/2016

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Dane Penland

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Courtesy of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

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