10 Questions about Baumgartner’s Jump
10. What happened to the balloon after the jump?
After Felix leapt out,
9. Is Baumgartner a pilot?
Yes, Baumgartner is a commercial helicopter
8. Does a human body make a sonic boom?
It does but not a very big one.
7. How long did it take for the balloon to get up to 128,100 feet?
6. How much did the whole thing cost?
Red Bull, the sponsor of the jum
5. Has Baumgartner jumped from a balloon before?
Yes, he’s jumped fr
4. Was there a TFR for the jump?
Nope. The FAA was clearly routing traf
3. What was the biggest risk to the mission’s success?
2. Did Baumgartner think of aborting?
Apparently he did, not once but
1. What’s next?
Baumgartner says he’s done with the daredevil gam