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Watch A Sky Surfer Jump Out Of A Plane Into A Lightning Storm
Taking skydiving to shocking heights
You Built What?!: A Human Catapult
An air-powered lever that launches people into the sky
What Absolutely Cannot Go Wrong When Felix Baumgartner Attempts The Longest Free Fall In History
On Monday, Baumgartner will attempt a record-breaking skydive from 23 miles up. Can he pull it off? And is it just a stunt, or does it stand to benefit science?
Video: In Record-Breaking Parachuteless Skydive, Man Jumps 2,400 Feet Into a Pile of Boxes
Gary Connery broke the record today for skydiving sans parachute and also, presumably, took home a gold medal in being...
The Suit That Will Help Felix Baumgartner Withstand A 120,000-Foot Free Fall
The life-saving technology behind the daredevil's attempt to accomplish the longest free fall in history
Attempt at the World’s Highest Skydive, from 120,000 Feet, is Rescheduled for August
Felix Baumgartner would be the first human to go supersonic outside of a vehicle
Skydiving From Space
A skydiver jumps from the edge of space to set a record—and help plan an exit strategy for orbital tourists
Daredevil Space Diver To Leap Toward World’s First Supersonic Free-Fall From 120,000 Feet
Here’s Felix Baumgartner’s plan: Float a balloon to 120,000 feet. Jump out. Break the sound barrier. Don’t die. Simple, right?...
Record-Breaking Skydive Attempt Fails Again
Daredevil diver Michel Fournier's high-altitude helium balloon took off without him