Baumgartner back on Earth

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


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.