Felix Baumgartner

Felix Baumgartner's space suit that was used for the historic Stratos jump (Photo by Jay Nemeth/Red Bull via Getty Images)

Skydiver’s Feat Could Influence Spacesuit Design

Now that the dust has settled in the New Mexico desert where supersonic skydiver “Fearless Felix” Baumgartner landed safely on his feet, researchers are exhilarated over the possibility his exploit could someday help save the lives of pilots and space travelers in a disaster.

CBS Tampa–10/17/2012

File photo of Felix Baumgartner landing from a test flight (Photo by Joerg Mitter/Red Bull via Getty Images)

Skydiver Aims For Supersonic Plunge On Oct. 8

The countdown is on for skydiver Felix Baumgartner.


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