Felix Baumgartner from Austria jumped out of a space capsule from an altitude of approximately 71,580 feet in New Mexico. The space capsule was attached to a giant helium balloon above the so-called “Armstrong Line.”
Jeb Corliss just released a new video called Grounded with GoPro footage of the accident which shows the crash from multiple angles in HD. Imagine how he felt when he hit a mountain while flying at 120mph. Get well soon, Jeb!
The 1953 ARNO XI Hydroplane that was once the holder of the water speed record, will be offered for sale at an auction in May. The racing boat powered by a V12 Ferrari engine, is expected to fetch up to £1.26million.
Felix Baumgartner an Austrian extreme athlete and the Red Bull Stratos team are in the stage of final preparations for their attempt to break Colonel Joe Kittinger’s 52-year-old record by freefalling 36,576 metres (120,000 feet) from a balloon in the stratosphere.