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Felix Baumgartner Beats Claustrophobia in Record Sky Dive

Felix Baumgartner Beats Claustrophobia in Record Sky Dive

Joerg Mitter/Red Bull via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Felix Baumgartner, the daredevil who stunned the world this weekend with a 23-mile skydiving free fall, could handle the height, just not the tight, pressurized suit. Like millions of others, the 43-y…

Felix Baumgartner Eyed by Marketers but Long-Term Appeal Debated

Felix Baumgartner Eyed by Marketers but Long-Term Appeal Debated

Jay Nemeth/Red Bull Content Pool(NEW YORK) — If anything can be gleaned from Felix Baumgartner’s skydive from space besides the knowledge that a human can break the sound barrier without a machine, it’s that risk-takers, when successful, are handsomel…

Daredevil Felix Baumgartner Says He Couldn’t Feel Speed of Sound

Daredevil Felix Baumgartner Says He Couldn’t Feel Speed of Sound

Jay Nemeth/Red Bull Content Pool(ROSWELL, N.M.) — Daredevil Felix Baumgartner shattered the speed of sound and broke three records on Sunday after he took a leap from 24 miles above the Earth on the edge of space.At one point during his freefall, the …

Felix Baumgartner: Daredevil Lands on Earth After Record Breaking Supersonic Leap

Felix Baumgartner: Daredevil Lands on Earth After Record Breaking Supersonic Leap

Red Bull(NEW YORK) — Daredevil Felix Baumgartner has landed safely on earth — and in the record books — after a supersonic leap from the edge of space. The Austrian thrill-seeker broke the world record for the highest skydive. “I’m coming home,” Bau…

Felix Baumgartner’s Record-Breaking Skydive Postponed

Felix Baumgartner’s Record-Breaking Skydive Postponed

Red Bull(ROSWELL, N.M.) — Felix Baumgartner and his team in Roswell, N.M., have been forced to postpone the Austrian daredevil’s supersonic leap from the edge of space that was scheduled for Tuesday because strong winds hit the area at the scheduled j…

Felix Baumgartner Set to Break Sound Barrier with 120,000-Foot Skydive

Felix Baumgartner Set to Break Sound Barrier with 120,000-Foot Skydive

Red Bull(ROSWELL, N.M.) — In a jump set to break the sound barrier, as well as the world record for highest skydive, Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner is ready to leap from the edge of space — 23 miles above Roswell, N.M. — on Tuesday.When he jump…

Skydiver Felix Baumgartner Lives by ‘Born to Fly’ Mantra

Skydiver Felix Baumgartner Lives by ‘Born to Fly’ Mantra

Red Bull(NEW YORK) — “Born to Fly” reads the tattoo on 43-year-old Felix Baumgartner’s arm.  When he steps off the ledge of his capsule Tuesday morning, 120,000 feet above Earth, he will be flying faster than the speed of sound.  His body wi…

Daredevil Felix Baumgartner Preps for 120,000-Foot Skydive

Daredevil Felix Baumgartner Preps for 120,000-Foot Skydive

Red Bull(ROSWELL, N.M.) — Felix Baumgartner has a tattoo on his arm: “Born to Fly.”  He will put that to the ultimate test on Monday, when he attempts a record-setting, death-defying jump from the edge of space.”I practiced this for so many years…

Skydiver Felix Baumgartner Completes 18-Mile Dive

Skydiver Felix Baumgartner Completes 18-Mile Dive

Red Bull(ROSWELL, N.M.) — Daredevil Felix Baumgartner this morning landed from his 18-mile dive back to Earth from the edge of space, in a plummet that reached a speed of 600 mph in 20 seconds. Mission Control gave the go ahead this morning for the la…

Skydiver to Jump from Edge of Space Wednesday

Skydiver to Jump from Edge of Space Wednesday

Red Bull(ROSWELL, N.M.) — It seems appropriate that Roswell, ground zero for UFO hunters, is hosting the mission to the edge of space because the sight of daredevil Felix Baumgartner diving back to Earth from 90 thousand feet will certainly spark new …

Skydiver Set for Record-Breaking Jump from Edge of Space

Skydiver Set for Record-Breaking Jump from Edge of Space

Red Bull(ROSWELL, New Mexico) — It seems appropriate that Roswell, ground zero for UFO hunters, is hosting the mission to the edge of space — because the sight of daredevil Felix Baumgartner diving back to Earth from 90,000 feet will certainly spark …

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