(born 20 April 1969) is an Austrian skydiver, daredevil and BASE jumper. He set the world record for skydiving an estimated , reaching an estimated speed of 843.6 mph (1357.64 km/h), or Mach 1.25, on 14 October 2012, and became the first person to break the sound barrier without vehicular power on his descent. He is also renowned for the particularly dangerous nature of the stunts he has performed during his career. Baumgartner spent time in the Austrian military where he practised parachute jumping, including training to land on small target zones.
Le spettacolari immagini dell'impresa del base jumper austriaco FelixBaumgartner. Salito a bordo di una capsula pressurizzata si è poi lanciato nel vuoto da 22.000 metri, per atterrare sano e salvo nel deserto del New Mexico.