Thursday, April 25, 2013

Nat Geo, 125 Year Celebration - The Highest Points of Exploration (Photos)

In 1960 Joseph Kittinger jumped from an open-air gondola 18.5 miles high wearing a duct-taped suit. He set a record for the highest jump and lived to tell the tale in the December 1960 issue of National Geographic.
Photograph by Volkmar K. Wentzel, National Geographic