Kittinger: Confidence Key to High-Altitude Jump Survival

In an exclusive interview with Joseph Kittinger, he says 'confidence in your team, confidence in your equipment and confidence in yourself' were the key elements to surviving his death-defying 1959 jump from the edge of space.

Published On 02/25/2016
1:33 PM EST
Joseph Kittinger suited up for Project Excelsior in August 1957. | Courtesy of the National Museum of the United States Air Force