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Red Bull Stratos 'Edge Of Space' Final Mission Data Is In
2013-02-05 11:22:31

Official numbers are in from the Red Bull Stratos team's jump from the edge of space last year, and the results show Felix Baumgartner reached higher speeds than previously thought.

NASA Successfully Tests Orion’s Parachute Backup System
2012-12-21 14:32:49

NASA has completed a series of parachute tests for its Orion spacecraft at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in southwestern Arizona.

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

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.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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