Filming Red Bull Stratos The Eye in the Sky
- JUL 31, 2012
- Felix Baumgartner
- About this Video
- As Red Bull Stratos prepares to blast off into space, Red Bull Illume takes a look at the cutting-edge camera systems that will be used to record this record-breaking mission. With Felix Baumgartner jumping from an altitude of 120,000ft, it's an incredibly complex mission as the cameras must be every bit as advanced to survive the hostile environment. It's all a far cry from when Joe Kittinger used hot water bottles taped to film cameras on his record-breaking jump of 1960.
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