Conditions finally appear right for Red Bull Stratos daredevil Felix Baumgartner to attempt his 23-mile plunge from the edge of space. Baumgartner is expected to reach speeds of 690 mph, which would make him the first person to break the sound barrier outside of an aircraft.
The supersonic skydive was originally planned for Tuesday, Oct 9, but windy conditions forced Baumgartner and team to abort the mission. Now, mission control reports an expected launch time of
You can catch a video of the mission highlights below:
Felix has landed safely from his jump from the Stratosphere. win.gs/stratoslive- Red Bull Stratos (@RedBullStratos) October 14, 2012