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 […]

Red Bull Stratos Mission To The Edge of Space with Felix Baumgartner

Monday 8th October 2012, ROSWELL, New Mexico (USA):  Together with a team of aerospace experts, Austrian extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner is ready to rise to the challenge of the Mission Red Bull Stratos. His aim is to jump from an altitude of 36,576 meters (120,000 feet) and perform a record-breaking freefall. After testing in an elaborate altitude (vacuum) […]