• Felix Baumgartner completes final test jump from 29 455 metres

    Date:26 July 2012 Tags:, , , , ,

    On 25 July 2012, Felix Baumgartner completed the final milestone remaining before he attempts to achieve his dream of becoming the first person to break the speed of sound in freefall. According to preliminary data, his test jump from a 150 079 cubic-metre balloon achieved an altitude of over 29 455 metres, seeing Baumgartner execute a 3 minute, 48 second freefall jump reaching speeds of 862 km/h.

    Credits: Red Bull Stratos 2012

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