Felix Baumgartner. Felix Baumgartner (German: [ˈfeːlɪks ˈbaʊ̯mˌɡaɐ̯tnɐ]. born 20 April 1969) is an Austrian skydiver, daredevil, and BASE jumper. He is best known for jumping to Ear from a helium balloon from e stratosphere on 14 ober and landing in New Mexico, USA as part of e Red Bull Stratos project.Born: 20 April 1969 (age 51), Salzburg, Austria. 11, · Felix Baumgartner – First Man To Skydive From Space. is man must have no sense of his own mortality. Even e most hardened adventure rill seekers must admit at hurling emselves from e stratosphere for e very first time is incredibly risky. 05, · But it was Andre-Jacques Garnerin who, in 1797 completed e first high-altitude jump from a hot air balloon. From ere, parachutes and sky jumping evolved and in 1912, it was Captain Albert Berry who is widely considered to be e first man . 14, · ROSWELL, N.M. Extreme a lete Felix Baumgartner landed safely on Ear after a 24-mile jump from e stratosphere in a dramatic, daring feat . A man will jump from a helium balloon halfway to e edge of space. He’ll hurtle head-first rough an environment at, wi out protection, would kill him in 14 seconds. At 120,000ft ere will be no air resistance to slow him down, so he’ll tear rough e sound barrier in less an half a minute. 25, · Google's Alan Eustace fell from an altitude of more an 135,000 feet, plummeting for some 15 minutes. e jump broke e record of 127,852 feet at Felix Baumgartner set in . 07, · Felix Baumgartner is to jump from e largest helium-filled balloon ever built for manned flight and hurtle tods e Ear from near e edge of space, 23 miles up. He will reach a speed of. is story tells how, 50 years before a historic jump from space, an Air Force captain jumped from nearly e same distance but wi a lot less technology. 14, · Editor's Note: You can watch e skydive live here on SPACE.com. From a capsule suspended 23 miles (36.6 kilometers) above Roswell, N.M., daredevil Felix Baumgartner will skydive . 30, · Luke Aikins on Saturday became e first skydiver to jump from a plane wi out a parachute or wingsuit and live to tell e story. In a stunt called . Baumgartner's dive smashed a record at had stood since 1959, when U.S. Air Force test pilot Joe Kittinger jumped from about 19 miles (31 km) up. Eustace and Baumgartner bo wore special. Felix Baumgartner to Skydive From Space e stunt man is attempting to set a new record for highest sky dive. Now Playing: Felix Baumgartner's Record-Breaking Skydive From Space. 26, · On 8, Alan Eustace, en e 56-year-old senior vice president of knowledge at Google, jumped from an airplane18,000 feet above e desert in . 14, · Felix Baumgartner completes 24-mile skydive from space to Ear highest manned balloon flight and longest freefall ever while becoming e first person to . 14, · Sixty five years ago today, Captain Charles Yeager became e first man to travel faster an e speed of sound in his X-1 aircraft. Daredevil Felix Baumgartner just became e first man. 14, · In a moment at seems likely to live forever in e annals of derring-do, Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner on Sunday rode a balloon to e edge of . at's Mach 1.24 – e first supersonic skydive.Today’s Red Bull Stratos jump was originally supposed to take place last Monday and en on Tuesday, but was cancelled bo times due. Red Bull Stratos sent e first skydiver to space in a wea er balloon is past weekend. Free-fall jumper Felix Baumgartner reached 24 miles in altitude in e Ear 's upper stratosphere before he leaped from e capsule. Felix reached a maximum speed of 833mph, breaking e sound barrier, before slowing down at e atmosphere, where he finished wi a 4:20 minute freefall. First Man in Space - Skydiving From e Edge Of e World (Extended Version) // On ust 16, 1960, Jo h Kittinger jumped his last all» Excelsior jump, doing so from an air- in height of 2,800 feet (31,334 meters). From at nearly 20 miles altitude, his tumble tod terra . 25, · On Friday, e 57-year-old computer scientist plunged 135,890 feet from high in e atmosphere in a specialized space suit, breaking Austrian . Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner has become e first person to break e sound barrier in a skydive from e edge of space. After a false start last week, desert conditions in New Mexico were finally near perfect. Audio: Craig McMurtrie reports on e jump (AM). Transcript for Felix Baumgartner to Skydive From Space Now, to e daredevil leap from e edge of space. Felix baumgartner's attempt to set a record for e highest skydive, jumping from a balloon, and free falling more an 20 miles back to ear. Ryan owens is in roswell, new mexico, wi e very latest. 24, · Baumgartner's jump, broke a record set in 1960 and topped his previous high jumps of 71,581 feet (21,818 meters) and 96,640 feet (29,460 m).But Baumgartner isn't e first . Veteran skydiver Felix Baumgartner, 43, will make e jump, ereby becoming e first person ever to freefall faster an e speed of sound. Watch e never-before-seen POV clip of Felix Baumgartner's jump from space wi extra flight data. By Roel Concepcion Published on 08/31/. :00 PM GMT. Skydiving. min. 25, · Google executive Alan Eustace has broken e world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres) beating Felix Baumgartner's record. 14, · Austrian Felix Baumgartner becomes e first skydiver to break e speed of sound, reaching a maximum velocity of 833.9mph (1,342km/h). e oldest person to skydive was Fred Mack who at 0 years old set e record. Fred, who truly knows how to live life to e fullest first tried skydiving on his 95 bir day and promised friends who supported him at he would come back for a second jump if he made it to 0-years-old. Mission accomplished. What an inspiration! 03, · Felix Baumgartner, who accomplished a ‘space jump’ by jumping from a capsule 39 kilometers (24 miles) above e ground (which is still way below ISS’s altitude), needed supplementary oxygen to sustain him during his plummet. Felix Baumgartner's supersonic freefall from 128k' - Mission Highlights - YouTube. 25, 20 · Daredevil Felix Baumgartner, who made e first unpowered flight across e English Channel in 2003, now plans to skydive from e edge of space. Tony Paterson reports. But in 30 mon s he got e funding and cooperation to create e first civilian space program, said Ryan, who also wrote Kittinger’s autobiography wi e retired aviation pioneer. 09, · Frenchman Jean Pierre Blanchard (1753-1809) was probably e first person to actually use a parachute for an emergency. In 1785, he dropped a dog in a basket in which a parachute was attached from a balloon high in e air. First Soft Parachute. In 1793, Blanchard claimed to have escaped from a hot air balloon at exploded wi a parachute. e fall was 1.5 miles longer an e one Austrian base jumper and skydiver Felix Baumgartner completed in . Eustace was not as speedy as Baumgartner, ough — . 19, · Felix Baumgartner: e Man Who Jumped From Space Felix Baumgartner is a skydiver and BASE jumper. In , he participated in e Red Bull Stratos project. e aim of e project was to set a new record for e highest skydive ever made. 31, · American Luke Aikins becomes e first person to jump from 25,000 ft (7,620m) wi out a parachute, landing safely in a net. 21, · Regardless, if you say you aren't scared on your first jump you're ei er a liar, or straight-up crazy. But even if you're an admitted wuss (like me!), you're more an capable of skydiving. 31, · e costs associated wi a first time skydive go beyond e price you pay for your jump. When you choose to make your first skydive wi us, you can rest assured at you're jumping wi a United States Parachute Association (USPA) member skydiving center, and at we maintain all of our equipment and aircraft to e highest standards. 19, · How to Skydive for e First Time. ere's no ing quite like rushing to e ear at an hour after jumping from a perfectly good airplane. ere are no perfect airplanes, however. Skydiving is an exhilarating and intense adrenaline rush. 24, · Baumgartner became e first person to break e sound barrier in free fall. His dive was from an altitude of 127,852 feet, which at e time also set a new record for highest free-fall parachute. While e sight from e International Space Station is a beautiful one, jumping off of it won't be. It will be a deadly journey for any astronaut who jumps off e ISS to reach Ear 's surface. 09, · Let’s first talk about one of e most important aspects of skydiving: speed. A person falls rough e air because e gravitational pull of ear is at play, meaning at it pulls e person tods e ground. As a result of is force, e person falling to e ground acquires a certain speed. Seven GoPro cameras recorded e jump and GoPro just released is incredible footage, showing from a new perspective of what it was like from Baumgartner's point of view. Felix Baumgartner became e first skydiver ever to go faster an e speed of sound! A 30-second excerpt from is video will air during Super Bowl . 20, 2006 · If you jump out of e space station you will not fall tods ear. e gravity ere from ear is not at strong and you have e moon to pulling you close to it (you would feel gravity from e moon also). So you will probably end up wondering around space! You will never reach atmosphere. 31, · Felix Baumgartner will forever be remembered for his record-breaking 24.5-mile jump from space on. 14, . And now ere is brand new first-person .