Say Hello to the Wonder of Flight – Emirates Aviation Experience Takes Off

London’s latest visitor attraction, the Emirates Aviation Experience, was officially opened today by Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airline, ahead of its launch on 6th July.  The Emirates Aviation Experience, which cost in excess of £4 million, will take visitors on an interactive journey into the world of flight. In a UK […]

Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis & Felix Baumgartner among the winners at 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards

The winners of the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards have been unveiled at a globally televised Awards Ceremony in Rio de Janeiro. Among the highlights was a third Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award for Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis claiming the Sportswoman of the Year title and Felix Baumgartner being rewarded for his record-breaking “jump […]

Felix Baumgartner, Sean Fitzpatrick and Sir Steve Redgrave meet the locals ahead of the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards in Rio De Janeiro

Felix Baumgartner and Sir Steve Redgrave are just two of the global sporting stars who have arrived in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil ahead of the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards on Monday 11th March. The 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards are to be hosted at the Theatro Municipal, in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. […]

Crash, bang, wallop for UK Red Bull Soapbox Race on 14 July

Red Bull Soapbox Race returns to the UK this summer following a nine year absence. The event showcase the wackiest road race ever staged on UK soil comes hot on the bumpers of sold out Soapbox races across the globe in venues as far afield as Mumbai and Hong Kong. The race will be taking […]

Final Data released from Felix Baumgartner’s Supersonic Freefall

The primary contribution to the science community includes data that could help develop next generation space suits, establish viable escape procedures for passengers and crew in space, and create parachutes with state-of-the-art safety systems. Baumgartner’s record-breaking maximum vertical speed was revised upwards to 1,357.6 kmh / 843.6 mph / Mach 1.25 from an initial estimate […]

Red Bull Tops Social Video Charts

According to The Global Social Video Equity Top 100 Report powered by goviral, there are few brands that hit upon a magic formula. The starting point for the survey is the comprehensive Interbrand top 100 list which values brands as a social concept and looks at how brands were using social video to connect with their audiences. Whilst content remains king, distribution is […]

A Look Inside Felix Baumgartner’s US Media Tour and Hero’s Welcome to Austria

A look inside Felix Baumgartner’s U.S. media tour with Q & A before ending with a visit to meet UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and a hero’s return to Austria. How do you feel now that you’ve had a few days since your jump on 14 October to think about your achievements? It’s still too much to fully comprehend. Besides […]

Red Bull Stratos Felix Baumgartner Preliminary Statistics

Red Bull Stratos: Preliminary statistics FACTS & FIGURES (Source: Red Bull Content Pool, 16 October 2012) Altitude at which Felix Baumgartner stepped off the capsule: 39,045 meters / 128,100 feet Fastest speed achieved during freefall: 1,342.8 km/h / 833.9 mph (Mach 1.24) Time elapse before reaching speed of sound during freefall: 34 seconds Vertical distance of freefall: […]

Red Bull Stratos Felix Baumgartner Capsule and Balloon Recovery

Capsule and Balloon Recovery At nearly 30 million cubic feet / 849.505 cubic meters, the balloon that took Felix Baumgartner to his record-breaking jump altitude of 128,100 feet / 39.045 meters was three times larger than the biggest balloon ever to have ascended with a human aboard. The tiny capsule beneath it, which took five […]

The Man Who Fell From Space: Felix Baumgartner Wants to ‘Inspire a Generation’

Here are some of the comments from the Press Conference given by Felix Baumgartner after his successful highest jump and where it was confirmed that he had broken the sound barrier. Austria’s Felix Baumgartner earned his place in the history books on Sunday after overcoming concerns with  the power for his visor heater that impaired his vision and nearly […]