Felix Baumgartner’s jump from space cancelled again


For the second consecutive day, the space jump by Felix Baumgartner was cancelled. The planned jump was cancelled due to bad weather and he has postponed his attempt to become the world’s first supersonic skydiver.

Felix was prepared, and sat in his pressurized capsule for the 55 storey tall ultra thin helium balloon to fill, and carry him into the stratosphere. Suddenly a 25 mph wind rushed across the field near the airport at Roswell, N.M. The wind was so strong that it spun the balloon, which was still inflating. This raised concerns about the weather, and the jump was postponed. The balloon is so delicate that it can take off even if winds are below 2 Mph on the ground.