Posts Tagged ‘felixbaumgartner’

GoPro Releases Inspirational POV Footage from Stratos Jump

During Felix Baumgartner’s record-breaking Stratos jump from 128,100 feet above the Earth, he was packing a total of seven GoPro Hero2’s on his person. Red Bull has been slow to release all the footage from the jump and a couple of days ago we found out why — it seems they were saving it for the short film “Red Bull Stratos — The Full Story.” Read more…

Red Bull Releases Multiple Angle POV and Mission Data Video from Stratos Skydive

Yesterday was the one year anniversary of Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner‘s insane Red Bull Stratos skydive from the edge of space. As the whole world watched, Baumgartner plummeted towards Earth from a mind-blowing 128,100 feet, ultimately landing safely.

The man free fell for a total of four minutes and twenty-two seconds, and if you want to watch the whole inspirational/terrifying experience from his point of view, now you can. Read more…

Shooting the Highest Free-Fall Jump In History from the Edge of Space

Next month a project called Red Bull Stratos will attempt to set a new world record for highest free-fall skydive in history. Skydiver Felix Baumgartner will leap from 120,000 ft (36,600m or 22.7 miles), breaking Joseph Kittinger’s record of 102,800 ft set in 1960. The behind-the-scenes video above gives a glimpse into how the team is planning to photograph and film the crazy stunt with 15 cameras at the edge of space — an environment with zero air pressure and temperatures as low as -60°.
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