Earlier today we told you that Felix Baumgartner would attempt a supersonic space jump from 120,000 feet above the earth, hr was due to head off in his three hour balloon rider a few hours ago, although the jump has now been delayed for a couple of hours.
The Red Bull Stratos team and Felix are still hoping to make the jump today, if the weather improves, and at the time of writing this article they are expecting to take off at around 17.30GMT (18.30 BST).
If the jump goes ahead today, then Felix will ascend to 120,000 feet in his balloon, this will take a few hours and he will then jump back to earth, which is expected to take around 10 minutes, he will be traveling at speeds up to 1,110 kilometers per hour.
Source Red Bull Stratos
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