In Photos: Steps to a Supersonic Skydive

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Space Jump

Credit: Jörg Mitter/Red Bull Content Pool
On Oct. 8, 2012, Felix Baumgartner will attempt the world's highest skydive ever, leaping from 23 miles above the Earth in a supersonic plunge. The supersonic…Read More »

mission has been dubbed Red Bull Stratos, as Red Bull is sponsoring the daredevil and his leap. (Here, Baumgartner shows a piece of the balloon material during a training session Feb. 23, 2012.)   Less «
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