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Austrian Skydiver Postpones Supersonic Jump

Posted October 9th, 2012 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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An Austrian man who had hoped to become the first person to break the sound barrier in a skydive scrubbed his attempt shortly before his planned launch. Organizers of Felix Baumgartner’s skydive cited gusty winds as they called off Tuesday’s attempt above the New Mexico desert. There was no immediate word on whether the team […]

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Austrian Skydiver to Attempt Supersonic Jump

Posted October 9th, 2012 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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An Austrian skydiver hopes to fall faster than the speed of sound Tuesday when he jumps from a capsule 37 kilometers above the southwestern U.S. state of New Mexico. Felix Baumgartner is trying to become the first person to break the sound barrier, while also setting records for the highest and longest free fall. The […]

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