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Personal Achievement - Dreaming BIG! Alan Eustace Jump From the Stratosphere

Dreaming BIG!
Congratulations to Alan Eustace on his amazing achievement, Jump From the Stratosphere. He is an inspiration to have a dream; dream big, nothing is stopping you, you can achieve anything at any age.
What is equally inspiring is how Alan Eustace acted on and executed his dream in only three years. Alan Eustace was carried aloft without the aid of the sophisticated capsule used by Felix Baumgartner or millions of dollars in RedBull sponsorship money. Instead, Alan Eustace planned his jump in secrecy, working with a small group of technologists skilled in spacesuit design, life-support systems, and parachute and balloon technology.
I am fascinated with the adventure of space travel. When I was a kid I wanted to be an astronaut, but Canada did not have a space program. I would read National Geographic, Life, Popular Science to learn and follow NASA. I sat on the seat of my couch as I watched Felix Baumgartner’s Stratos jump in 2012.
We live in exciting times where dreams become…