Watch RedBull Stratos Create History With a Jump From the Edge of Space

Amruta Khatavkar , 09 Oct 2012
Felix Baumgartner runs through all the necessary steps for rehearsal
Felix Baumgartner runs through all the necessary steps for rehearsal

Exciting times! Today RedBull Athlete, Felix Baumgartner creates history by jumping from the stratosphere while we watch LIVE on History TV 18 (or the live stream on www.redbullstratos.com) 9th October 2012 around 5pm IST. You can also watch Felix Baumgartner jump from the edge of space, LIVE at all Manchester United Café Bars.

Crew members work on the capsule on site in Roswell, NM
Crew members work on the capsule on site in Roswell, NM

Red Bull Stratos is a mission to overcome human limits and ascend to 120,000 feet in a stratospheric balloon and make a free fall jump rushing towards earth at supersonic speeds before parachuting to the ground. The team of experts who built this unique technology includes retired United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Kittinger, who holds three of the records that Felix will try to break. Joe’s record jump was from 102,800 ft. in 1960.

Crew members uncover the capsule during the preparation for the final manned flight of Red Bull Stratos
Crew members uncover the capsule during the preparation for the final manned flight of Red Bull Stratos

During his test jump, Felix has already set a world record by successfully jumping from 18 miles/29 kilometres above the Earth 97,145 feet / 29,610 meters. Don’t forget to tune into History TV 18 or In.com today, 9th October, at approx. 5:00 pm IST.

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