Red Bull Stratos – freefall from the edge of space !!
Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of space that will try to surpass human limits that have existed for more than 50 years. This is the first time in the history that a person named Felix Baumgartner supported by a team of experts, will undertake a stratospheric balloon flight to more than 120,000 feet / 36,576 meters and make a record-breaking freefall jump in the attempt to become the first man to break the speed of sound in freefall (an estimated 690 miles / 1,110 kilometers per hour), while delivering valuable data for medical and scientific advancement.
Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of space that will try to surpass human limits that have existed for more than 50 years.
Red Bull Stratos skydiver Fearless Felix Baumgartner is about to jump from the edge of space and you can watch it live online live webcast of the Red Bull Stratos at http://www.youtube.com/redbull and http://www.redbullstratos.com
you can find more about the Felix Baumgartner here, is an Austrian skydiver and a BASE jumper. He is renowned for the particularly dangerous nature of the stunts he has performed during his career. Baumgartner spent time in the Austrian military where he practiced parachute jumping, including training to land on small target zones.
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