Austrian man attempts to break highest altitude skydive (12 Photos + Video)

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Austria's Felix Baumgartner jumped out of a space capsule from an altitude of approximately 71,580 feet as the Red Bull Stratos project moved forward into the manned flight stage in New Mexico. The 42-year-old rode the space capsule attached to a giant helium balloon above the so-called "Armstrong Line." Soon, Baumgartner will attempt to break the previous record of 102,800 feet held by Joseph Kittinger in 1960.

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  • Bob

    complete fail no shots showing the sky dive. trolling for views chive?

  • SquattinBear

    Redbull gives you wings.

    • nope

      he was falling, he must have forgotten his drink before he went up.

  • Fuck Red Bull

    LV NV

  • A.J. Rubio

    Fail dude

  • Clint_Schmitty

    It's a truly awesome time we are living in. Lean forward.

  • Mehook

    for all asking why there wasn't footage of the dive. think about it. if they had someone filming it, then 2 people would deserve the credit for jumping from that high

  • nope

    if he made it to 72 thousand feet, he would of saw immortals watching him jump.

  • UnKnoWn

    nice try but.. Physics wins….
    ppl can be fooled so easily these days…

    • UnKnoWn

      hmm.. on second thought.. its possible..
      will checkout this later.. got work to do..

  • SOZ

    Challenge accepted!!!!!!!!!

  • Quantumworld

    Of course its possible dummy..kittenger already did it

  • ChrisTopher

    Cant even watch it

  • Renaldo

    Didn’t Kittinger go through with it even though his glove broke and he risked losing him hand. Also, he did it like 50 years ago. Don’t get me wrong I respect the balls, but I think Joe is just more awesummm

  • Aaron

    Master Chief did it first.

  • thebearded1

    the video is bs doesn’t even show any of of the actual fall was disappointed

  • Pants

    So I waited three minutes only to see the whole fucking point of the video cut out.

  • scarecrowa7x

    Some of you people are morons, plain and simple.

  • Stan

    Cool- but what happened to the capsule after he jumped out of it? Where did it land? DID it land???

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