Felix Baumgartner is preparing to fall faster than sound almost 65 years after Chuck Yeager became the first to break through the sound barrier.
Before he was an astronaut, Neil Armstrong figured out how to save pilots in America's first planned orbital space program from an explosion on the launch pad.
The real crash featured on the opening of the classic TV show was less deadly than it looked.
Joe Kittinger didn't jump from space in August of 1960 to set a record. He did it to prove pilots could survive a 23-mile fall.