Daily reminder we’re living in the (dystopian?) world of the future: This man is wearing a spacesuit with a parachute attached to it; both are emblazoned with the logo of an energy drink.
Do you copy, Felix?
Felix, we need to start the checklist.
Felix Baumgartner just made history by jumping over 120,000 ft above New Mexico and breaking the sound barrier. He has landed successfully. You can watch here live online.
Skydiving superstar Felix Baumgartner rode a pressurized capsule to the dizzying altitude of 71,580 feet this morning, paused to admire the curvature of the Earth and then … jumped.
(Photograph by Jay Nemeth)