Fifty years ago, in an era when people were looking up to the stars largely through the achievements of the U.S. space program, Nick Piantanida, a long distance truck driver from Union City, N.J., had his own space dream.
Dressed in his own version of a space suit, he planned ways to get up to the edges of the atmosphere to try and set a record for extreme parachuting. His plan to jumping from high altitude balloons at the edge of the atmosphere is told in “Angry Sky” (ESPN, 8 p.m.), a documentary by Jeff Tremaine for ESPN’s “30 for 30″ series. Because this is really an extreme sport, surpassed when Felix Baumgartner staged his space-edge free fall for Red Bull in 2012
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