Incredible new video of Felix Baumgartner's space jump

You've seen Felix Baumgartner's harrowing jump from 128,1000 feet above Earth's surface, but you haven't seen it like this. This new exhilarating video shows you what it was like from Felix's point of view with perfect clarity. » 1/31/14 9:27am 1/31/14 9:27am

Watch Felix Baumgartner's Space Jump from Every Angle Imaginable

It's been just over a year since the nail-biter of a day when Felix Baumgartner jumped out of a shimmering weather balloon 127,852 feet in the air and reached a top speed of Mach 1.25. And now you can watch it from his point of view—and several others. Fair warning: it's still nerve-wracking. It feels like he's going… » 10/14/13 5:13pm 10/14/13 5:13pm

Fearless Felix Supersonic Space Jump Still Awesome One Year Later

Today is the anniversary of brave Felix Baumgartner's space jump. His heart was racing at 185 beats per minute when he jumped from an altitude of 127,852 feet, then started to spin at 60 revolutions per minute and kept spinning for 13 seconds after jumping, reaching a maximum vertical speed of Mach 1.25. An… » 10/14/13 1:17am 10/14/13 1:17am

Fearless Felix Not So Fearless, Went Faster Than We Thought

It turns out that supersonic man Felix Baumgartner was even more supersonic than we previously thought. He actually reached 843.6 miles per hour (1,357.6 km/h), which is 1.25 the speed of sound. His heart rate was extremely high at the exact time of the jump—understandably! » 2/04/13 3:01pm 2/04/13 3:01pm

The Navy Once Blasted Pilots in the Face To Test Human Limits

Long before Felix Baumgartner completed his crazy 24-mile free fall from the edge of space, the Navy was testing how humans react to pushing their bodies beyond normal limits. In 1948 that meant blasting volunteer pilots in the face with winds of above 305 miles per hour to see if they could handle it. » 10/17/12 12:40pm 10/17/12 12:40pm

Red Bull's Chief Engineer Explains Felix Baumgartner's Tech

Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking supersonic jump was an amazing feat of human endeavour. But getting Felix to break the speed of sound caused Red Bull Stratos technical project director Art Thompson some engineering headaches. Here's how he solved them. » 10/17/12 4:17am 10/17/12 4:17am

Move Over, Baumgartner. Here's the Shortest Free Fall Ever

Felix Baumgartner set the record for the world's highest free fall when he successfully jumped 24 miles from the edge of space over the weekend. But you know what he hasn't done? Set the record for the shortest jump. » 10/16/12 3:58pm 10/16/12 3:58pm

First Head Cam Video of Supersonic Space Jump

This is the first footage from brave Felix Baumgartner's suit camera as he descended to Earth. It starts right after the jump and shows the moment in which Felix breaks the speed of sound and spins out of control. » 10/15/12 4:20am 10/15/12 4:20am

What Would It Take For You To Go Sky-Diving From the Stratosphere?

Surely by now you've heard someone say "Man, with balls that big, I'm surprised Felix Baumgartner even fit into that capsule." You can't deny it, he'd need some serious balls jumping from the stratosphere is just as insane and frightening as it is awesome. » 10/14/12 6:00pm 10/14/12 6:00pm

Space Jump Full Video: Supersonic Awesomeness

He did it! That crazy awesome Felix Baumgartner jumped off the edge of the space, from 127,000 feet of altitude all the way back down to Earth, breaking some world records and getting vital information for NASA in the process. Watch as he jumps out of the capsule. It's a frightening, adrenaline-fueled, historic moment. » 10/14/12 2:32pm 10/14/12 2:32pm

Video of the Space Jump Daredevil's Launch

We are covering the supersonic space jump live here. In case you missed it, the launch went smoothly. Here's the video. At the end you can see Felix's mom crying, overwhelmed by emotion as her son went on his adventure. » 10/14/12 1:09pm 10/14/12 1:09pm

Supersonic Space Jump: Full Coverage

Total success. After many delays, Felix did it. He reached the highest altitude ever reached by any man in a balloon, more than 127,000 feet. He then jumped and fell faster than any man, breaking Mach 1 (it's unofficial for now, they have to confirm it). » 10/14/12 3:58am 10/14/12 3:58am

The Supersonic Space Jump Balloon Compared to the Statue of Liberty…

The Red Bull Stratos mission control has announced that, after Tuesday's aborted supersonic space jump, the next launch is scheduled for Sunday, October 14 at 8:30am EDT. We will cover the Roswell event live. » 10/11/12 8:11pm 10/11/12 8:11pm

This Is Why Today's Record-Breaking Supersonic Jump Was Aborted

Felix Baumgartner's jump from the edge of space has been cancelled for the day due to high winds. Provided that the weather is all right, it will resume Thursday. » 10/09/12 1:46pm 10/09/12 1:46pm

First Human Supersonic Space Jump Aborted (Updated With Video)

Felix Baumgartner is going to jump from the edge of space. If successful, he's going to become the first man in history to go supersonic without any mechanical propulsion aid whatsoever. He's now getting ready. » 10/09/12 8:05am 10/09/12 8:05am