BAUMGARTNER Who- Austrian Skydiver Felix Baumgartner. What- An attempt to break the sound barrier(the transition from transonic to supersonic). Why- Baumgartner want's to berak the record of Joe Kittinger, who freefalled from 19.5 miles in the air. Baumgartner is goin for 22 miles. Where-New mexico. How- Baumgartner will rise to the edge of space in a Capsule that is attached to a massive helium balloon that will expand to 262 feet! He will then jump out of the capsule and freefall all the way back down, hopefully breaking the sound barrier.
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