Red Bull Stratos - Felix Baumgartner jump delayed by weather conditions

10/10/2012

By Duncan Wilson

Red Bull Stratos is a mission designed to push the limits of the human body further than ever before. Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgarnter is attempting to become the world record holder for the highest skydive in human history.

Last night saw the first attempt at the more-than 36km-high jump foiled by local weather on the ground at Roswell, New Mexico.

The capsule launch had to be stopped just before Baumgartner's giant 30 million cubic foot balloon had been fully inflated and was prepared for take-off.

The mission abort represents just a postponement, with the jump scheduled to take place as soon as the next suitable weather-window arises.

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