Captain Joseph Kittinger steps out of gondola and descends towards land in United States.
United States USA Date:1959 Duration:5 min 16 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Preparation for flight and Captain jumps from balloon during Project Excelsior in United States. Captain seated on the gondola on a truck. Preparations made to attach gondola with balloon. Sign reads: 'This is the highest step in the world'. Balloon inflated. Crane lifts gondola off truck. Balloon releases and lifts off gondola. CH-21B in flight over the launch area. Balloon and gondola rise. Captain Kittinger in gondola. Captain steps out of the gondola. The parachute deployed. Captain descends towards the land with the parachute.
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