Joseph Kittinger

Pilot Felix Baumgartner on a screen at mission control center in Roswell, New Mexico.

Skydiver fell faster than thought

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Supersonic skydiver Felix Baumgartner was faster than he or anyone else thought when he jumped from 24 miles up.

02/04/2013

Fearless Felix: the world's first supersonic skydiver (video)

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) – Felix Baumgartner stood poised in the open hatch of a capsule suspended above Earth, wondering if he would make it back alive. Twenty four miles below him, millions of people were […]

10/15/2012

Fearless Felix cancels try at supersonic jump

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) – Extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner canceled his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall on Tuesday into the New Mexico desert because of high winds. The 43-year-old former military parachutist from Austria […]

10/09/2012

Skydiver eyes record-breaking jump over NM (video)

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) – Experienced skydiver and extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner hopes to take the leap of his life on Tuesday, attempting the highest, fastest free fall in history. If he survives, the man dubbed […]

10/08/2012