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
Skydiver's jump from space

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.

 

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.

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.

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

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.

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