Newsflash: Team Space Jump can reveal that the High Altitude Parachute Jump World Record has been brought forward to THIS JULY 2008.
Training is going very well and a gas balloon system has been sourced, along with two full pressure space suits.
The current schedule is as follows:
June 2008, Steve Truglia to perform a 52,000 feet High Altitude Parachute Jump from a gas balloon which Steve will pilot himself, wearing a full pressure spacesuit.
July 2008, providing a successful test flight in June, Steve will attempt to break the High Altitude Parachute Jump World Record by jumping from over 125,000 feet. Both jumps will take place in the USA and will be ratified by the FAI (Federation Aeronautique Internationale).