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Supersonic Skydive

Supersonic Skydiver's Suit Could Save Lives

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 12.17.2012 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Now that the dust has settled in the New Mexico desert where supersonic skydiver "Fearless Felix" Baumgartner landed saf...

Enormous 'Dry Cleaner Bag' To Carry Skydiver Aloft

AP | Posted 10.09.2012 | Science

ROSWELL, N.M. -- It's described as a "40-acre dry cleaner bag," that, when first filled, will stretch 55 stories high. On Tuesday, this special ultra...

Skydiver's Stratospheric Jump On Weather Hold

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 12.09.2012 | Science

ROSWELL, N.M. — Blame it on the wind. Again. For the second straight day, extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner aborted his planned death-defying 2...

Stunt Insider Opens Up About Dangers Facing 'Fearless Felix'

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 10.08.2012 | Science

Plans call for Felix Baumgartner to be alone when he attempts to set a new world record for high-altitude skydiving, leaping from a huge helium balloo...

'Fearless Felix' Faces Huge Hurdles, Risks Gruesome Injuries

Posted 10.05.2012 | Science

UPDATE: Due to weather concerns, Baumgartner's jump has been delayed to Tuesday morning. On Oct. 8, Felix Baumgartner will jump from a helium-fill...

Date Set For Record-Breaking Supersonic Skydive

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 10.08.2012 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The countdown is on for skydiver Felix Baumgartner. In just two weeks, Baumgartner will attempt to go supersonic when he jump...