Jump From the Edge of Space: LIVE FEED

UPDATE: Today is the second launch attempt for the Red Bull Stratos “Mission to the Edge of Space.”

Baumgartner will accelerate to supersonic speed within seconds

Regardless if you would do it or not, today Red Bull Stratos BASE jumper Felix Baumgartner will ride a high-tech pressurized capsule into the stratosphere and jump out at 120,000 feet — 22 miles/36 km — becoming the highest, fastest freefaller in history. (Watch a simulation of Felix’s 700 mph supersonic fall here.)

At this time the weather at the Roswell, New Mexico launch site has pushed the launch time to 11:45 a.m. EDT due to winds at 700 feet, which is the height of their enormous launch balloon.

You can follow the mission on the Red Bull Stratos site here, or watch the live feed below. Good luck Felix!

(Feed has been in and out… if it’s not working, you can also watch live on Discovery Channel on cable TV.)

NOTE: The launch is now slated for 9:45 a.m. MDT/11:45 p.m. EDT, still pending winds.

Image and video courtesy of Red Bull Stratos

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About JPMajor

Desktop astronomer, graphic designer and space news nut.

Posted on October 14, 2012, in News and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Please Please give us a different view!! Want to see whats going on on the ground level!!

  2. This is amazing! I feel like I did watching Neil Armstrong getting ready to walk on the moon!

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