16/08/1960 Joseph Kittinger parachutes from a balloon over New Mexico
Record For Balloonist (1960)
Space Jump-Col. (Ret.) Joe Kittinger
ONE Central Florida Short: Spaceman: Joe Kittinger
Free Falling with Joseph Kittinger
Joseph Kittinger & Felix Baumgartner High Altitude Free Fall
Kittinger made the final high-altitude jump at 102,800 feet. Towing a small drogue parachute for initial stabilization, he fell for 4 minutes and 36 seconds, reaching a maximum speed of 614 miles per hour before opening his parachute at 18,000 feet.