81-Way Starburst Skydiver Formation

Kennedy Engineers Set Skydiving World Record01.04.06 Three Kennedy Space Center engineers helped set two new world records in the parachuting sport of "canopy formation" on Nov. 25 and 26. Dave Hillebrandt of United Space Alliance, Kevin Keenan of Lockheed Martin and NASA's James Bolton were part of the record-setting, 81- and 85-person formation dives that took place over Lake Wales, Fla. Image to right: 81 skydivers set a new canopy formation world-record as dusk descends on rural Florida.