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Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the tallest artificial structure in the world, standing at 2,722 ft. Construction began on 6 January 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009. The building officially opened on 4 January 2010. Photo:


World's Highest Skydive! Daredevil Felix Baumgartner Makes Record-Breaking Supersonic 'Space Jump' |


Joseph William Kittinger II is a retired Colonel in the US Air Force and a USAF Command Pilot. Following his initial operational assignment in fighter aircraft, he participated in Project Manhigh and Project Excelsior in 1960, setting a world record for the highest skydive from a height greater than 31 kilometres (19 mi).[1] He was also the first man to make a solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in a gas balloon.

Go tandem skydiving in New Zealand and jump from as high as 16,500 feet (5,029 meters) — the highest elevation available on the North Island! You’ll freefall for 75 seconds before your tandem instructor pulls the ripcord. Alternatively, opt for a skydive package from 13,000 feet (3,962 meters) or go from 9,000 feet (2,743 meters). Once you’ve caught your breath, soak up the stunning coastal views of rainforests and beaches from above.

30 of the world’s burliest bungee jumps [PICs]

Bungee Jump...South Africa 2012 Off the tallest bungee jump in the world, at 695 feet! Ahhh not gunna happen, but I like this picture;)


Watch NOW: Supersonic Freefall From Space [UPDATED]

Watch Felix Baumgartner make his second attempt at the world-record breaking 22-mile supersonic freefall from the edge of space Sunday morning at 11:15 ET.

World's Highest Skydive! Daredevil Makes Record-Breaking Supersonic Jump

Felix Baumgartner kneels on the ground after landing safely from the highest skydive ever. 10/14/12


Austrian Skydiver Lands Safely After Freefalling Faster Than Speed of Sound

A custom spacesuit has been designed to protect Felix Baumgartner for his attempt at the world's highest skydive. The suit will protect him from -70 degree temperatures and low pressure at the extreme altitude and maintain the oxygen and pressure levels he'll need to survive at supersonic speeds.


AMAZING! we are SPEECHLESS! Who is brave enough to jump from a capsule dangling more than 120.000 feet above the Earth? Who can break the speed of sound? Who is fearless enough to do such a thing? The answer is FELIX BAUMGARTNER! He safely landed in New Mexico, after he broke the record for highest skydive and the sound barrier! Congratulations Felix!!!