Red Bull Stratos: See Felix Baumgartner break the sound barrier
- About this Video
- Felix Baumgartner made history Sunday when he jumped from a space capsule 128,097 feet above the Earth and free fell at Mach 1.24 (834 mph). Baumgartner became the first person to break the sound barrier in free fall before landing safely in the New Mexico desert. The 43-year-old Austrian pilot and skydiver broke two other records Sunday: the highest free fall and highest manned balloon flight.
The Red Bull Stratos pilot, who live jumped in front of a YouTube audience of 8 million, hit Mach 1.25 on his free fall back to Earth on October 14, 2012.
According to the search engine, "Fearless Felix," who broke the speed of sound in free fall, was one of the most intriguing people in 2012.
For the first time since his dramatic jump from 128,097 above the Earth, Felix reflects on the Red Bull Stratos mission and talks about his future.
Experience the moment Felix Baumgartner broke the sound barrier during his record-setting free fall in this exclusive POV video. Millions watched the Red Bull Stratos mission live, but for the first...
As the world waits for the weather window to open on October 14, why not catch up on Fearless Felix's mission with our top 10 Red Bull Stratos stories?
No man has ever free fallen faster than the speed of sound. In a few short days, Felix Baumgartner may change all that with his Red Bull Stratos mission.