Baumgartner sets world record for highest manned balloon flight

Felix Baumgartner has passed the altitude mark which makes his journey the highest ever manned balloon flight.

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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.