NASA congratulates daredevil skydiver

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Congratulations to Felix Baumgartner and @redbullstratos on a record-breaking leap from the edge of space! http://t.co/HQIga3Ov #livejump

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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.