Felix Baumgartner

This New Video of Felix Baumgartner's Record-Breaking Space Jump is Mezermizing

This New Video of Felix Baumgartner's Record-Breaking Space Jump is Mezermizing

Brandon Russell

There was a moment when Felix Baumgartner was spinning so violently during his record-breaking space jump in 2012 that it didn’t look like he was going to make it. Seeing it from the ground was terrifying enough, but imagine what it was like from his perspective. Thanks to an amazing new video put together by GoPro, you can experience the entire jump, which took place an incredible 24.2...

Felix Baumgartner Successfully Jumps From the Edge of Space (Update: Now With Video)

Felix Baumgartner Successfully Jumps From the Edge of Space (Update: Now With Video)

Brandon Russell

That’s Felix Baumgartner’s view from over 128,000 feet above Earth, and he’s as casual as ever. After a series of weather delays that pushed the jump back almost a week, the world’s craziest daredevil successfully did what no other human being has done before. It was a nervy few hours as the enormous helium balloon raced toward space. But after finally reaching the “float” point, almost...

Watch Felix Baumgartner Jump From Space Right Now (Live Video) UPDATE: Jump Success!!!

Watch Felix Baumgartner Jump From Space Right Now (Live Video) UPDATE: Jump Success!!!

Brandon Russell

Felix Baumgartner is currently inside the Stratos capsule floating up to the planned 23-mile high jump altitude. He is currently going through precautionary jump checks with Joe Kittinger, who holds the decades old freefall record from 1960. Last week’s jump on Oct. 9 was previously aborted because of inclement weather, but today’s conditions are favorable and a launch is a go. As I...

Felix Baumgartner to Attempt Historic 23-Mile High Jump Tomorrow Morning (UPDATE: The Jump is Still On)

Felix Baumgartner to Attempt Historic 23-Mile High Jump Tomorrow Morning (UPDATE: The Jump is Still On)

Brandon Russell

The average recreational skydive is typically in the 3000 – 13,000 foot range, with an average freefall speed of about 115 miles per hour. Exhilarating stuff, enough to get any adrenaline junkie’s blood flowing. But not Felix Baumgartner’s. Instead, he’s taking danger by the shirt collar and decking it square in the jaw. After Tuesday, the realm of what’s possible will never be the same...

Skydiver to Freefall From 90 Thousand Feet, Hit speeds of Over 500 MPH (Updated)

Brandon Russell

On Tuesday, July 24, Austria's Felix Baumgartner will embark on a journey that could put him in Man of Steel territory. From 90 thousand feet above the Earth's surface, Baumgartner will willingly heave himself out of a balloon and travel back down to normalcy with the rest of us basement dwellers. If all goes according to plan, he'll reach a maximum speed of 509 mph in 30 seconds — but...