Meet Alan Eustace, the main subject of the Tribeca Film Festival selection, “14 Minutes to Earth.” Eustace was a Google executive who decided that he was going to ride a balloon into the stratosphere, detach himself from it, and fall to Earth. 146 more words
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In 2014, Alan Eustace set out to go where no man had gone before.
The then-57 year old Google executive used a helium balloon to reach the upper reaches of the stratosphere, before plunging to the ground in a spacesuit and parachute of his own design. 493 more words