MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP - Red Bull Stratos lands at the Ontario Science Centre

TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Free fall into science! The Ontario Science Centre welcomes Red Bull Stratos, an exhibit that looks at the science and technology that made Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner's freefall jump from 38,969 m (128,851 ft) on October 12, 2012 possible.  

Ahead of the third anniversary of this record-breaking jump, see the equipment used in the mission, including Baumgartner's space suit and 1,450-kilogram capsule, and meet members of the Red Bull Stratos mission team.


Media preview of the Red Bull Stratos exhibit


Dr. Maurice Bitran, CEO, Ontario Science Centre

Felix Baumgartner, Pilot, Red Bull Stratos

Joe Kittinger, Flight Operations and Safety, Red Bull Stratos

Art Thompson, Technical Director, Red Bull Stratos


Tuesday, October 13, 2015

9:30 a.m.     Registration

10:00 a.m.   Remarks and panel discussion

10:30 a.m.   Exhibit tour


Ontario Science Centre

770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON

Please enter via main lobby doors. TV crews may enter through South Security Entrance via Gateway Blvd.

SOURCE Ontario Science Centre

Image with caption: "Red Bull Stratos (CNW Group/Ontario Science Centre)". Image available at:

For further information: Media contacts: Anna Relyea, Director, Strategic Communications, 416-696-3273, c: 416-668-1967,; Jefferson Darrell, Media Relations Officer, 416-696-3154,; Andrea Mus, Media Relations Officer, 416-696-3191, c: 416-895-5482,


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