In just under 5 hours, Felix Baumgartner will skydive from an unprecedented height of 23 miles up in the stratosphere, and will free fall down to earth. By doing so he will break a world record for highest free fall, break the speed of sound, and the jump will provide valuable medical and scientific research data for years to come.
Sponsored by Red Bull, the event will all be live streamed on the Red Bull website, where you can track Baumgartner’s descent including live data on his altitude, his speed, his position and more.
You can watch the event live on the Red Bull Stratos website, and the skydive is due to start at 1.30PM GMT. Feel free to discuss the event in the comments!