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Feb 26, 2013 at 7:10 AM
A hot air balloon flying over Egypt's ancient city of Luxor caught fire and crashed into a sugar cane field on Tuesday, killing at least 19 foreign tourists in one of the world's deadliest ballooning accidents and handing a new blow to Egypt's ailing tourism industry.
Feb 4, 2013 at 3:23 PM
Supersonic skydiver Felix Baumgartner was faster than he or anyone else thought during his record-setting jump last October from 24 miles up.
Jan 30, 2013 at 1:23 PM
The massive blimp-like aircraft flies but just barely, hovering only a dozen feet off a military hangar floor during flight testing south of Los Angeles.
Oct 14, 2012 at 9:50 AM
Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner landed safely on Earth after a 24-mile jump from high the stratosphere in a dramatic, daring feat that may also have marked the world's first supersonic skydive.
Oct 9, 2012 at 8:19 AM
Extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner has canceled his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall into the New Mexico desert because of high winds.
Oct 1, 2012 at 7:17 PM
His blood could boil. His lungs could overinflate. The vessels in his brain could burst. His eyes could hemorrhage.
Sep 25, 2012 at 9:07 AM
In just two weeks, Felix Baumgartner will attempt to go supersonic when he jumps from a record altitude of 23 miles over New Mexico. Project managers announced Tuesday the feat will take place Oct. 8.
Sep 17, 2012 at 6:52 PM
Over the past 4 months I have highlighted a wide variety of disruptive weather that affects Americans. Each weather phenomenon is observable and sensed by humans and animals, plants and trees. But today’s topic involves a type of weather that goes...
Jul 25, 2012 at 3:23 PM
Skydiver "Fearless Felix" Baumgartner has done it again. On Wednesday, Baumgartner took another stratospheric leap, this time from an altitude of more than 18 miles - an estimated 96,640 feet, nearly three times higher than cruising jetliners.
Jul 25, 2012 at 8:04 AM
Pieces of the infamous flying saucer that starred in Colorado's balloon boy hoax are now available as trading cards.
Jun 13, 2012 at 12:37 PM
Before you even set foot in Party City on Stockdale Highway, a sign has a warning: "No more balloon walk-ins due to helium shortage 6/9/12 til ???" The party supply store is one of many around town turning customers away because of a helium shortage.
Jun 13, 2012 at 12:37 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Before you even set foot in Party City on Stockdale Highway, a sign has a warning: "No more balloon walk-ins due to helium shortage 6/9/12 til ???"

The party supply store is one of many around town...
May 2, 2012 at 8:17 AM
A tractor-trailer carrying 165,000 gallons of compressed helium caught fire Wednesday morning on northbound Highway 99 near Sandrini Road, just north of the junction of Hwy. 99 and Interstate 5.
Mar 16, 2012 at 8:11 AM
Felix Baumgartner hopes to hurtle toward Earth at supersonic speed from a record 23 miles up, breaking the sound barrier with only his body.
Mar 8, 2012 at 8:17 AM
Yes, there is life on Mars in "John Carter," and it's deadly dull.