An aviation pioneer, hot air balloon adventurist, war hero and space legend — Col. Joe Kittinger is also one of the kindest people you’ll ever meet. Hear what he says about living legacies and giving back.
Joe Kittinger has kept a secret for nearly two years but now it can be revealed. What does this 81-year-old American hero have to do with the most dangerous, most exciting record attempt in 50 years? Everything.
In 1984, Joseph P. Kittinger Jr. made aviation history when he became the first person to cross the Atlantic solo in a balloon. We visit with him to commemorate the event and reminisce with a true American pioneer.
In 1984, at the age of 56, fighter pilot, daredevil and American aviation hero Joe Kittinger completed the first solo trans-Atlantic balloon flight from Maine to Italy. 25 years later, he shares his story with Growing Bolder. Here’s a sneak peek.
Col. Joe Kittinger is well-known for his legendary leaps forward in aviation. But there was a chapter left out of his amazing ballooning career. For several years, Kittinger was Michael Jackson’s private pilot.
Kent Couch was living a normal life as the owner of a gas station until he decided he wanted to do more. He decided it was time to reach for the stars – and he almost got there.
The “Red-Headed” Air Force captain seen dragging alien bodies out of the woods has been found by Growing Bolder. Wait until you hear his story of what really happened there!