ARTICLES RELATING TO FELIX BAUMGARTNER

Baumgartner fell at Mach 1.25

2013-02-04 22:04

Supersonic skydiver Felix Baumgartner was faster than he or anyone else thought when he jumped from 37km up.

Skydiver Baumgartner fined for road rage

2012-11-06 17:39

Austrian daredevil skydiver Felix Baumgartner has been convicted and fined for a road rage case in which he punched a lorry driver in the face.

Supersonic free fall tests spacesuit

2012-10-16 11:26

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner's plunge to Earth could help determine whether space tourists should wear spacesuits similar to the one that protected him.

Spacedive will help imperilled astronauts

2012-10-15 18:39

Daredevil Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking jump raises hopes that pilots and even astronauts can be saved from accidents in the stratosphere.

Skydiver daredevil 'born to fly'

2012-10-15 10:35

The Austrian daredevil who has stunned fans around the world by breaking the sound barrier in a hair-raising dive from the fringe of space, was "born to fly".

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Skydiver's jump from space

2012-10-15 08:04

If you missed it watch the video of Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner becoming the first man to break the sound barrier in a record-shattering freefall jump from the edge of space.

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Felix reached 1 137km/h - official

2012-10-14 22:14

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner has officially broken the sound barrier during his jump from the edge of space, but he did not set a new record for the longest freefall.

Felix Baumgartner goes supersonic

2012-10-14 20:49

Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner has become the first man to break the sound barrier during a freefall from space.

Skydiver begins daring mission

2012-10-14 18:33

Felix Baumgartner, who hopes to become the first man to break the sound barrier in a free fall from space, has lifted off in New Mexico.

Daredevil suits up for stratosphere jump

2012-10-14 16:46

The Austrian daredevil is suiting up in the hopes of making his delayed skydive from a balloon flying 37km above the planet and breaking the sound barrier.

Baumgartner to try again

2012-10-09 22:40

Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner, who'd been forced to abort an attempt at becoming the first skydiver to break the sound barrier, is to try again.

Skydiver aborts death-defying jump

2012-10-09 20:01

Skydiver Felix Baumgartner has had to postpone his planned death-defying 37km free-fall into the New Mexico desert because of high winds.

Austrian's edge of space jump delayed

2012-10-07 16:02

US organizers of an Austrian daredevil's record-breaking attempt to jump from the edge of space are delaying the mission by a day due to forecast wind.

 

Skydiving hero in road rage case

2012-11-07 08:31

Daredevil skydiver Felix Baumgartner was convicted and fined over R16 000 in a road rage case for punching a truck driver in the face.

Daredevil Felix Baumgartner to retire

2012-10-16 17:46

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner has decided to retire after his record-breaking free fall from the stratosphere.

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VIDEO: What Felix saw

2012-10-16 10:03

Experience the moment Felix Baumgartner broke the sound barrier during his world-record freefall in this exclusive video.

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Space jump creates collective moment

2012-10-15 11:24

Felix Baumgartner's jump from the edge of space brought the world together in a way that is reminiscent of the moon landing.

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Space jump best pictures

2012-10-15 09:47

Take a look at these iconic pictures of skydiver Felix Baumgartner becoming the first man to break the sound barrier without mechanical help.

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Baumgartner's spectacular skydive

2012-10-14 22:33
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Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner has become the first man to break the sound barrier in a record-shattering freefall jump from the edge of space.

Skydiver goes supersonic

2012-10-14 21:04

Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner has become the first man to break the sound barrier during a freefall from space.

Skydiver gets record for balloon flight

2012-10-14 20:21

Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner has broken the record for the highest manned balloon flight after his craft rose 39km above New Mexico.

Daredevil's space mission underway

2012-10-14 17:36

Skydiver Felix Baumgartner, who hopes to become the first man to break the sound barrier in a free fall from space, has lifted off from Roswell in New Mexico.

Team delays 2nd supersonic skydive

2012-10-10 18:30

The Supersonic skydive team of Felix Baumgartner has decided to delay the next attempt due to wind.

Wind thwarts skydiver's record attempt

2012-10-09 20:43

An Austrian daredevil's attempt to make an unprecedented leap from the edge of space was aborted moments before the planned launch due to gusty winds, organisers say.

Supersonic jump: Skydiver unfolds balloon

2012-10-09 17:47

A weather hold lifted, extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner has begun unfolding his helium balloon in anticipation of his 37km freefall into the southeastern New Mexico desert.

Skydiver aims for supersonic plunge

2012-09-26 12:27

Felix Baumgartner the famous extreme skydiver is aiming for a supersonic plunge from a record altitude over the US.

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