Baumgartner back on Earth

Felix Baumgartner seen minutes after jumping from more than 24 miles high. Credit: Red Bull Stratos

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Skydiver survives 24 mile jump

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner lept into the stratosphere from a balloon flying 24 miles (38 km) above the planet in an attempt to break the sound barrier. He landed safely four and a half minutes later.