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Felix Baumgartner jumps from the edge of space – incredible photos

by | 14th, October 2012

FELIX Baumgartner is high above Red Bull Mission Control Roswell New Mexico. Felix Baumgartner will rise 120,000 feet. He will then jump. He will break the speed of sound in freefall (an estimated 690 miles per hour):

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Felix Baumgartner, left, of Austria, celebrates with Art Thompson, Technical Project Director, after successfully jumping from a space capsule lifted by a helium balloon at a height of just over 128,000 feet above the Earth's surface, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, in Roswell, N.M. Baumgartner landed in the eastern New Mexico desert minutes after jumping from his capsule 28,000 feet (8,534 meters), or 24 miles (38.6-kilometer), above Earth (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)



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