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POV Video Of Felix Baumgartner Record Jump Released By Red Bull
2013-10-16 08:32:43

[ Watch the Video: Space Jumping With Felix ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last October Felix Baumgartner made his awe-inspiring leap from 120,000 feet above Earth as he broke the sound barrier and shattered both world records and expectations. Now, over a year later, Baumgartner’s corporate sponsor has released a point of view video of what the most extreme BASE jumper saw as he plummeted towards Earth. The video, over nine minutes long, shows Baumgartner...

Pi Powered Teddy Skydives
2013-08-27 13:07:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In October 2012, Felix Baumgartner jumped from a record-breaking 127,852 feet above the Earth's surface, and although this feat hasn't yet been matched by another man, it was by a teddy bear. "Bionic Babbage" leapt from an estimated 127,953 feet above the Earth's surface on Saturday. The bear is a modified version of the Raspberry Pi mascot, equipped with a bionic eye and GPS. Raspberry Pi is an inexpensive, bare-bones computer that...

Felix Has Landed - Space Jump A Complete Success
2012-10-14 13:41:12

[ Watch the Video: Red Bull Stratos Jump From 128,000 Feet ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Felix Baumgartner and the Red Bull Stratos team set records today, as the dare devil Felix fell from the edge of space towards Earth and broke the sound barrier. Baumgartner not only just became the first man to break the sound barrier without being inside a vehicle like a jet, but he also skydived higher than anyone has ever attempted before. It took roughly 2 hours...

Felix Baumgartner Prepares For World's Highest Skydive
2012-10-09 12:45:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online [ Watch Live Here ] UPDATE Oct. 9, 2012 12:45PM: The balloon was being inflated. The live broadcast had started. But just a few moments later winds came in and ruined today's mission for Felix Baumgartner to launch towards the edge of space. Red Bull Stratos said the mission has been aborted due to "gusty winds." On the live broadcast, as the video showed the helium balloon being inflated, winds began to push the balloon and make an...

Daredevil Skydiver Gets Approval
2012-09-25 20:39:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One daredevil is planning another feat from near-space, attempting to ride a helium-filled balloon 23 miles above the Earth and then to plunge back down for the world's highest-ever skydive. Felix Baumgartner is planning to ride a helium-filled balloon from Roswell, New Mexico on October 8 in a custom-built capsule to an altitude of 120,000 feet. After riding the capsule 23 miles, Baumgartner plans to step out of it and break...

2012-07-30 23:00:26

Rejuv Medical helping overweight people make a permanent lifestyle change. Minnesota (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Rejuv Medical is offering medically supervised weight loss programs. The clinic, located in central Minnesota, is under the direction of Joel Baumgartner M.D, For a limited time the clinic is offering new clients a free VIP cook book to complement their commitment to losing weight. The cook book, and more information, can be obtained by clicking here:...

Felix Baumgartner Completes Freefall From 18 Miles
2012-07-25 13:56:33

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After two rescheduled attempts to jump from near the edge of space, Felix Baumgartner finally lifted off this morning, rising to more than 96,000 feet in a pressurized capsule, carried by a 55-story tall balloon, and then stepped out into the clear blue heavens and dropped like rock. During the final test jump before he and the Red Bull Stratos team attempts to make a record-breaking freefall in August from 120,000 feet,...

Felix Baumgartner To Make 17-Mile Freefall
2012-07-25 11:19:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Daredevil extraordinaire Felix Baumgartner has spent years planning a jump that would take him into the record books as the only man to ever freefall from the edge of space, but before he can accomplish that hair-raising feat he will first need to make a final test fall from 17 miles -- no small leap of faith in its own right. The final test jump from 90,000 feet will occur over Roswell, New Mexico and, after two scheduled...


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