Infographic reveals just how far Felix Baumgartner really was from space

If you're anything like me, you were quite annoyed earlier this week by all the claims that Felix Baumgartner had jumped from "near space" or even space itself (really, Telegraph?). Not to take away from his remarkable achievement — a freefall from 128,100 feet — fearless Felix was actually very, very far from space… »10/17/12 10:30am10/17/12 10:30am


How Felix Baumgartner Will Set the New Skydive Record — and Break the Speed of Sound

Everything is set for this coming Monday's skydive stunt spectacular, in which Felix Baumgartner will attempt to set a new world record for the highest, longest, and fastest freefall in history. Once he leaps from a helium balloon positioned 23 miles (37 km) above New Mexico, Baumgartner expects to go supersonic a… »10/05/12 2:42pm10/05/12 2:42pm