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ReutersROSWELL, New Mexico (Reuters) - Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner broke the record for the highest manned balloon flight on Sunday after his craft rose 23 miles above New Mexico, project sponsors said. The 43-year-old daredevil was inside a capsule...
CNNROSWELL, New Mexico -- The sky proved no limit for Felix Baumgartner. The Austrian daredevil, in fact, rose to the edge of space Sunday -- 128,100 feet, or 24 miles, above the Earth -- before plunging faster than the speed of sound. Minutes later, he...
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FOX40 NewsA video uploaded to YouTube a week ago, showing an 80-year-old woman nearly slipping out of her parachute during a tandem skydive, has an Acampo business in hot water. The incident happened over a year ago, with the FAA receiving an email of the video...
FOX40 NewsShe's the 81-year-old dare devil who decided to take a 13,000 leap in to the sky. But, when it all went wrong, she became the 81-year-old YouTube sensation. And now, the Federal Aviation Administration is talking about fining the instructor a $2,200...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner made final preparations Tuesday for a death-defying, 23-mile free fall into the New Mexico desert, hoping to become the first skydiver to break the sound barrier. The planned early morning...
Tags: Science and Technology, NASA, Science, Sports, Parachuting
KIAHHave you ever wanted to go skydiving? If skydiving isn't an exciting way to do a fundraiser, we don't know what is! It's called Jump for the Rose, a local charity where skydiving nets money for The Rose, a non-profit breast cancer organization. It's...
Tags: Breast Cancer, Skydiving, Sports
Sometimes I just plain get tired of all the political rhetoric and news that saturates my life. Sure, I know it’s most important that we get some working and knowledgeable leaders in office but I’m not sure where exactly we might find them....
J.R. Sides and his wife, Kathy Sides, co-owners of the Skydiving Center in Chambersburg, helped kick off the Mobility for Randy fundraiser for Randy Schroeder. The fundraising event will help purchase a handicapped assessable van for Schroeder who is...
KTLA NewsPERRIS, Calif. (KTLA) -- A woman trying to set a skydiving world record was critically hurt Sunday in a skydiving accident near the Perris Valley Airport. The woman, whose name was not released, was found unconscious beneath her emergency parachute. She...
Ever seen frogs falling from the sky? You can have a front row seat to the action this weekend at Lake Wawasee...and it's all for a good cause. The Elite Frogs Skydiving Team made up of active duty and retired Navy SEALs will be performing Saturday...
Tags: Amusement and Theme Parks, Skydiving, Sports
The newly released version of NASA's descent video showing Curiosity zipping down to Mars takes the perspective of "a skydiver's helmet-cam," says a mission scientist. The video, taken by the Mars Descent Imager, features mission control audio, synced up...
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