Felix Baumgartner was a very brave man who made a 24 mile jump from outer space this year. He fell at a speed of 834 miles per hour! His jump broke the world record for longest skydive. Baumgartner has inspired me to conquer my fear of heights. ~Meagan M.
All systems are “go” for Felix Baumgartner’s jump from the edge of space. The Red Bull Stratos space capsule has passed high-altitude simulation testing after it was damaged in July’s final practice jump, and a launch date has been set for October