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Old 02-08-2012, 10:29 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by casino is no lie View Post
I thought terminal velocity would be an obstacle to reaching that speed. Is that atmosphere so thin at that elevation that he'll be able to overcome that barrier?

Terminal Velocity is a function of resistance and surface area. With no air resistance that high, terminal velocity is a really really high number. As the atmosphere gradually thickens, he will slow down, just like airplanes do.
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