Sunday, April 11, 2010

Red Bull has a science team and here's what they made

"The Red Bull Stratos science team has unveiled the first space suit ever to be produced by David Clark Company for a non-governmental space program. The team has also revealed the pressure helmet, which with the suit will serve as Felix Baumgartner's sole life-support system when he steps off his capsule at 120,000 feet to attempt a record-breaking freefall from the edge of space."

Here's a shot of the suit being tested:

And here's a great shot of Felix making a less ambitious jump:

The David Clark Company's motto is "We don't make sno-cone machines. We make full pressure suits."

*Previously: Red Bull-themed plasmid for Bioshock.

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