Video from 1960 of Joseph Kittinger jumping from  MAY 23 2007

Video from 1960 of Joseph Kittinger jumping from a helium balloon at an altitude of 102,800 feet. Kittinger freefell for 4.5 minutes, reached a speed of 714 mph, and endured temperatures as low as -94 degrees F. His jump was immortalized on the cover of Life magazine in August 1960. (via o'reilly radar)
Update: I knew I'd seen this footage somewhere's featured in the video for Boards of Canada's Dayvan Cowboy. (thx, marco)

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