I’ll be the first to admit that I have a bit of an unhealthy obsession with what this guy is doing. Jumping from 120,000 feet, reaching Mach 1 and free-falling for more than 5 minutes is cool. Very cool.

Actually, pretty much everything about this project is cool, the mission, the tech, the numbers.

In the video below they have some info about the really cool space suit being developed for this project. Awesome.

Check out the official project website at: http://www.redbullstratos.com/ and the project news at: http://redbullstratos.digitalnewsagency.com/

When using a pack, llamas can carry about 25% to 30% of their body weight for several miles.