Monday, 8th of October, 2012 ~ 6:00am MDT
Felix Baumgartner - The first human jump from the edge of Space will attempt to break the speed of sound in freefall (2012)
Now why would you want to jump out of a perfectly good space balloon? I guess maybe his balls are so big that they were weighing it down.
Felix Baumgartner’s Test Jump from approximately 71,580 feet - Red Bull Stratos
Watching videos from the Red Bull Stratos project is like the home movies of the most baller, thousand-yard-stare family you’ve ever seen. These dudes are intense, as is the engineering that goes into a project designed to help a man survive a 22.7 mile trip from the edge of space using only a parachute.
Check out this awesome shot from the doorway of the unknown via NPR and Time Lightbox.
It’s time to leave the capsule, if you dare …