15.10.2012 [Wired] - FelixBaumgartner broke the speed of sound during his stratospheric leap from 128,097 feet on Sunday and landed safely 9 minutes and 3 seconds later, touching down so gracefully that he made the whole thing look easy. He fell to his knees and raised
14.10.2012 [TMZ.com] - FelixBaumgartner successfully completed his free fall, diving to the Earth's surface from 24 miles up in the air!!!! Baumgartner at one point fell as fast as Mach 1.24, well above the speed of sound. He did not break the record for longest-lasting
14.10.2012 [Ventura County Star] - ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Officials say that FelixBaumgartner has become the first skydiver to break the speed of sound. At a news conference, Brian Utley of the International Federation of Sports Aviation, says Baumgartner reached a maximum speed of 833.9
(born 20 April 1969) is an Austrian skydiver, daredevil and BASE jumper. He set the world record for skydiving an estimated , reaching an estimated speed of 843.6 mph (1357.64 km/h), or Mach 1.25, on 14 October 2012, and became the first person to break the sound barrier without vehicular power on his descent. He is also renowned for the particularly dangerous nature of the stunts he has performed during his career. Baumgartner spent time in the Austrian military where he practised parachute jumping, including training to land on small target zones.
15.10.2012 [IBNLive] - 43-year-old Austrian skydiver FelixBaumgartner jumped over 1,20,000 feet to land safely on Earth. He is the first skydiver to break the sound barrier in the highest and fastest freefall in history. Felix has broken Joe Kittinger's 52-year-old record
14.10.2012 [SportsGrid] - Remember a while back when daredevil FelixBaumgartner planned to jump down to the earth from 120,000 feet up, everyone on the internet became infatuated with it out of nowhere… and then the attempt was aborted because of excessive winds? Well
15.10.2012 [U-T San Diego] - This image provided by Red Bull Stratos shows pilot FelixBaumgartner of Austria as he jumps out of the capsule during the final manned flight for Red Bull Stratos on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, Baumgartner
15.10.2012 [Brisbane Times] - FelixBaumgartner's record-breaking jump from 39km inside the stratosphere, broke the sound barrier as he tumbled out of the sky before landing safely in New Mexico. Autoplay OnOff; Video feedback; Video settings. It was the 39,044-metre fall that took
15.10.2012 [La Voz de Galicia] - El presidente del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Emilio Lora-Tamayo, ha señalado hoy que el salto del deportista FelixBaumgartner es «más que una imagen» y ha dicho que para conseguirlo ha llevado «al límite mucho de lo desarrollado
15.10.2012 [WGCL Atlanta] - FelixBaumgartner talks about historic leap from space. Posted: Monday, October 15, 2012 4:19 AM EST. Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012 4:28 AM EST. FelixBaumgartner became the first man to break the sound barrier outside of a vehicle. (Source:
14.10.2012 [Guardian Express] - FelixBaumgartner is about to perform one very dangerous feat in his giant helium balloon. Moments ago Baumgartner's balloon has left the ground at Roswell, New Mexico, and is currently on a climb that should take it to more than 120,000ft (36.5km).
14.10.2012 [BostInno (blog)] - FelixBaumgartner and Red Bull Stratos are prepared to attempt the record-smashing supersonic skydive from the edge of space again today. After Baumgartner and his Red Bull Stratos mission control team had to scrap plans twice last week, both times due
14.10.2012 [In The Capital] - After a week of delays, FelixBaumgartner and Red Bull Stratos are prepared to attempt the record-smashing supersonic skydive from the edge of space again today. FelixBaumgartner and his Red Bull Stratos mission control team have announced Sunday
14.10.2012 [Gadling] - History is being made this morning in Roswell, New Mexico, as FelixBaumgartner rises quickly through the atmosphere to in a specialized helium balloon. This is the team's third attempt after weather conflicts during the week. Mr. Baumgartner plans to
14.10.2012 [The Verge] - Moments ago skydiver FelixBaumgartner successfully completed a jump from over 128,000 feet above the Earth, a feat which immediately broke numerous world records and etched his name into the history books. After a postponed launch and some
14.10.2012 [Central Florida News 13] - Austrian skydiver FelixBaumgartner broke the speed of sound -- at one point hitting Mach 1.24, according to a team official -- during his record-setting jump from 128,000 feet Sunday over southeastern New Mexico. Read the full press release from Red