Felix Baumgartner & rsquo; s supersonic leap from the stratosphere is tentatively rescheduled for 6AM MDT (8AM EDT) on Sunday, October 14th, weather permitting. The record-breaking jump from 120,000 feet was initially slated for October 9th, 65 years to the day from the world & rsquo; s initially supersonic flight at the hands of test pilot Chuck Yeager.
Up until now, climate has posed a problem for the Red Bull Stratos team, which calls for winds of less than 1.86 miles per hour at its Roswell, New Mexico launch site. These optimum climate conditions just happen a couple of days a week, and high winds were liable for the October 9th problem, blowing the 755-foot “dry cleaner bag” helium balloon down to the surface. Presuming the monumental jump goes ahead on Sunday as …
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