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  • Felix Baumgartner lands after record-breaking jump of 39 km October 15, 2012

    Roswell: Austrian extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner landed gracefully on Earth Sunday after a 24-mile (38.6-kilometer) jump from the stratosphere in a dramatic, record-breaking feat that officials said made him the first skydiver to fall faster than the speed of sound. Baumgartner came down in the eastern New Mexico desert about nine...
  • Felix Baumgartner lands after record-breaking jump of 39 km October 15, 2012

    Roswell: An Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner on Sunday landed successfully after record-breaking jump of 39 kilometres breaking the sound barrier. Cheers broke out as the craft carrying Felix Baumgartner took flight at 9:30 am (11:30 am EDT/1530 GMT). An enormous balloon rose into the air, pulling after it an 11-by-8-foot...
  • Felix Baumgartner: Skydiver eyes record-breaking jump over US October 9, 2012

    Roswell: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner's attempt at the highest, fastest free fall in history on Tuesday is more than just a stunt. His planned 23-mile dive from the stratosphere should provide scientists with valuable information for next-generation spacesuits and techniques that could help astronauts survive accidents. Jumping from more than three times...