He rarely wakes up before 9 a.m.
The supersonic jumper responds to haters.
How the Austrian skydiver conquered his fears.
Three key strategies.
[credit provider=”Red Bull Stratos Content Pool”] When Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner jumped to Earth from the edge of space in October, preliminary estimates clocked him at a top speed of 834 mph, or Mach 1.24.Official numbers released by Red Bull on Monday, Feb. 4, reveal that Baumgartner’s fastest speed achieved during […]
[credit provider=”NASA”] 2012 was a memorable year for Science. From an Austrian ‘s record-breaking jump to Earth to the death of two space pioneers, here are the unforgettable science news stories that are worth reviewing before the calendar year rolls over.
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[credit provider=”Red Bull Stratos Content Pool”] What a year it’s been.
[credit provider=”Red Bull Content Pool” url=”https://www.redbullcontentpool.com/content/stratos/products/latest_photos”] At 128,000 feet above the New Mexican desert, Felix Baumgartner steps outside his cramped space capsule onto a skateboard-sized platform. A bulky pressurised suit attached to an eight-pound helmet is the 43-year-old’s only protection from extreme cold temperatures and air pressure so low that human […]
Given the way in which he achieved his fame, it is perhaps not unreasonable to assume that Felix Baumgartner would be a champion of space exploration.
[credit provider=”Red Bull Content Pool”] Felix Baumgartner just broke the speed of sound in an unprecedented free fall from the stratosphere. But the Austrian thrill-seeker has dazzled the world with mind-boggling leaps many, many times before. Baumgartner, now 43, has completed some 2,500 jumps since he began skydiving at the age of […]
How do you top floating 24 miles above Earth, jumping, and then smashing through the sound barrier by hitting speeds over 800 mph? Well, you don’t.
In LEGO land, this is how a supersonic dive is done (via Modellbau-Mess):
[credit provider=”Red Bull Stratos Content Pool”] Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner captivated the world this week after he leapt 24 miles to Earth becoming the first man to break the speed of sound in a free fall. If you missed the historic space jump, we’ve recapped some of the best moments […]
Former U.S. Air Force test pilot Chuck Yeager appeared on CNBC today to discuss Felix Baumgartner’s record-breaking 24-mile jump to Earth yesterday.
Via Ben Dimiero:
[credit provider=”Red Bull Stratos Content Pool”] High-risk, high-reward.That’s one of the things Red Bull stresses in its marketing message, and that’s why it sponsored Felix Baumgartner in his quest to jump from the edge of space and break the speed of sound.