Taking the Leap: Two Moments of Innovation Truth

Felix Baumgartner takes the leap, Roswell, New Mexico, October 14, 2012. Photograph by Rex Features via AP Images

Though I’m not a fan of overdosed caffeine and sugar-laden concoctions, I give complete kudos to Felix Baumgartner and the Red Bull Stratos team for their successful sky dive—or rather, space dive—from beyond the edge of the Earth and back, breaking the sound barrier in the process. From start to finish, Felix and his team pushed the envelope by taking experimentation to the extreme.

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