Baumgartner over half way to 23 mile jump point

Over three million people are currently watching the live footage of Baumgartner's attempt.


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.