Col. Joseph Kittinger Interview with Rye Jr. High's 7th Graders

7th Grade students at Rye Jr. High School in Rye, NH, US, interviewed Col. Joseph Kittinger, retired Air Force colonel. He is well known for his record breaking jump from the stratosphere back in 1960. He has many accomplishments in the field of aviation including a test pilot, fighter pilot and balloonist which earned him a place in the National Aviation Hall of Fame. (

In 2012, he mentored Felix Baumgartner with his helium balloon jump from the stratosphere. 

We were also joined by his wife, Sherry Kittinger. Thank you to both! - Sheila Adams

January 29, 2015

News Release of His Jump -

Skype Call    1960 Jump from Stratosphere