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Felix Baumgartner jumps from balloon hovering 24 miles above Earth

Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 00:46

Oct. 14 - Felix Baumgartner makes a record jump from a balloon hovering near the edge of space 24 miles above Earth. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner leaps into the stratosphere from a balloon 24 miles above Earth. Cheers erupts in the control room as he broke as many as three world records including the highest skydive ever. Baumgartner jumped from a skateboard sized shelf outside a capsule carried by an enormous balloon. His body pierced the atmosphere at speeds topping 700 miles per hour. appearing to achieve another of his goals: to become the first skydiver to break the speed of sound

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Felix Baumgartner jumps from balloon hovering 24 miles above Earth

Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 00:46