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Fearless Felix’s Supersonic Space Jump Is 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. He kept spinning for 13 seconds after jumping, reaching a maximum vertical speed of Mach 1.25. An incredible feat, and still unrivalled a year later. Come on, guys -- jump to it. Read More >>

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How Far Away From Actual Space Was Felix’s “Space Jump”?

Felix Baumgartner's epic skydive was described the world over as a "space jump". At 23-miles up, you'd think he was pretty close to space, but apparently not. He was very, very far away from space indeed. Read More >>

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Epic Space Jump Postponed Till Thursday

Well, that was a bit of a let down. After gearing up and getting ready, complete with a live stream, yesterday's 23-mile-high space jump attempt was aborted, again, by bad wind. In fact, it looks like the wind's going to be rotten until Thursday at least, so we'll reconvene then. Fingers crossed for Thursday. [Red Bull Stratos] Read More >>

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Insane Austrian Hits 536MPH During His Stratospheric Skydive From the Edge of Space, 18 Miles Up

Felix Baumgartner, the Red Bull-powered daredevil, has just completed his highest test jump yet, reaching a colossal 536mph from 18 miles up. That's 18 miles from the edge of space back to mother Earth in just three minutes, 40 seconds. Read More >>

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Fearless Man Makes 13-Mile Space Jump

On the left, Felix Baumgartner salutes as he starts his walk towards his space capsule in Roswell, New Mexico, on March 15. On the right is the moment before he jumped from 13 miles above Earth. That photo alone blows my mind. Read More >>