Red Bull Stratos: Testing The Skies
- AUG 6, 2012
- Felix Baumgartner
- About this Video
- Red Bull Stratos is far from being a project for an inflated ego with a death wish attached. Everyday that goes by in Roswell, New Mexico, new things are being learned about manoeuvering at a height of 96.000ft. It is also an intense test phase for the latest generation of pressure suits. And this is only one scientific benefit of this mission to the edge of space.
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