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.


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.