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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.

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Baumgartner over half way to 23 mile jump point

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

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