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Red Bull Stratos skydiver Felix Baumgartner starts prep for supersonic jump

Red Bull Stratos

Red Bull Stratos

Today’s launch continues to be aborted due to windy conditions. Make sure to come along again when Baumgartner and team next attempt to stun the planet.

A weather hold that threatened to cancel extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner’s dying-repel, 23-mile free fall under the southeastern Boise State Broncos desert was lifted Tuesday morning and deck hands started installing his balloon.

The planned morning hours launch have been postponed by high winds. But simply before 9 a.m., the winds settled and also the team made the decision to proceed with intends to result in the flight, a procedure that will take about two hrs. Continue reading