Baumgartner Before Jump
Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria seen before his jump at the first manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico on March 15, 2012.
The Balloon Ascends
The balloon ascends during the first manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico on March 15, 2012.
Record-breaking Red Bull Space Dive Planned
Skydiver Felix Baumgartner plans to make a record-breaking supersonic jump from near the edge of space under the Red Bull Stratos. Here, he is seen performing one of several high-altitude training jumps on May 27, 2010 that reached 26,000 feet.
I'm the Face
Daredevil skydiver Felix Baumgartner is planning to make a record-breaking supersonic jump from the edge of space.
Walking in the Air
Skydiver Felix Baumgartner practices stepping off the balloon-carried capsule he will ride up to 120,000 feet for his planned record-breaking supersonic jump.
The Man Who Fell to France
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner hopes to set a new world record for the world's highest, longest parachute jump from the edge of space. Here, he uses a special lightweight wing to freefall across the English Channel.
Records Are Made to Be Broken
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner (left) with Joe Kittinger, who set the record for world's highest parachute jump in 1960. Baumgartner hopes to break that record with a supersonic "space dive" from the edge of space
The Man, the Legend
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner meets astronaut Neil Armstrong on Aug. 5, 2010. Baumgartner will attempt to set the world's highest skydiving record from near the edge of space.
Leap of Faith
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner plunges earthward from a helicopter.
The capsule is constructed in Lancaster, California, where the majority of parts for the Red Bull Stratos program are made.