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Video: Google VP smashes Baumgartner's stratosphere jump record

Roswell - A Google vice president, Alan Eustace, 57, broke Felix Baumgartner's 2012 parachute jump world record Friday when he dived from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere, breaking the sound barrier during a freefall that lasted four-and-a-half minutes.

Felix Baumgartner's big freefall gets fresh look with new video

It's been well over a year since Felix Baumgartner shattered records by free-falling from space, but a new video, released in association with GoPro, shows the entire fall from Baumgartner's perspective.

New POV footage of Felix Baumgartner's jump from space

Red Bull has released new footage of Felix Baumgartner's jump from space last Oct. 14, 2012. The video was released on YouTube to mark the one-year anniversary of the historic record-breaking skydive.

Felix Baumgartner, Austrian daredevil, to appear in court

Salzburg - "Fearless Felix" will appear in court next week to appeal a conviction of inflicting bodily harm, in a traffic incident that occurred two years ago.

Video: Watch Felix Baumgartner's jump from head-cam POV

Newly released footage from the camera mounted on the helmet of Felix Baumgartner's suit shows his supersonic fall from his point of view. The video shows the critical moment he lost control and spun wildly at a supersonic speed of 834 mph (Mach 1.24).

Video: Suit Camera records Baumgartner's 'death spin'

Los Alamos - Footage from Felix Baumgartner's suit camera shows the out of control flat spin he experienced as he made his historic, 24-mile leap on Sunday.

Watch Felix Baumgartner shatter world record with 24-mile leap

Austrian extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner, has successfully completed a leap from the edge of space, breaking the world record for the highest ever skydive by jumping out of a balloon 128, 000ft (24 miles, 39km) above New Mexico.

Live Stream: Felix Baumgartner freefall from the edge of space

Felix Baumgartner is attempting to break the world record for the highest and fastest freefall in history today, Sunday October 14 at 12:24 PM EDT. You can watch a live stream of the jump here (UPDATES).

Op-Ed: Free-faller Baumgartner is one to celebrate in life and in death

Free-faller Felix Baumgartner is a man rushing the edges, delayed as he was today by winds; he will ascend and descend with an admirable madness licking genius in the stiff violence of the heavens.

Sound barrier skydive aborted

Austrian adventurer Felix Baumgartner has cancelled his attempt to make the highest ever skydive due to adverse weather conditions.

Skydiver will attempt to break the sound barrier

The daredevil Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner will attempt to become the first person to break the sound barrier. He will attempt the feat unaided by any powered vehicle. The attempt is scheduled to take place on October 9.

Austrian daredevil jumps from 18 miles

Roswell - On Wednesday, Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner leapt from a capsule attached to a balloon flying at an altitude more than 18 miles above Earth.

Austrian skydiver planning record-breaking 23-mile jump

Austrian stuntman and adventurer Felix Baumgartner is planning the highest dive from the sky in history. The record-breaking leap will see Felix jump out of a balloon 36.5km above the ground.

Felix Baumgartner aims to break speed of sound with own body

Pilot Felix Baumgartner is hoping to do what has so far been impossible - break the speed of sound using his own body. He will do a freefall jump from at least 120,000 feet during a Red Bull Stratos mission that may break world records.
 

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Alex Eustace s space suit
Alex Eustace's space suit
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Felix Baumgartner s mission control centre
Felix Baumgartner's mission control centre
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A screenshot of Felix Baumgartner s record-shattering jump from space
A screenshot of Felix Baumgartner's record-shattering jump from space
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Felix Baumgartner attempts to recover from a high velocity flat spin.
Felix Baumgartner attempts to recover from a high velocity flat spin.
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Picture is Felix Baumgartner before entering skydive capsule.
Picture is Felix Baumgartner before entering skydive capsule.
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Alan Eustace during his world record parachute jump
Alan Eustace during his world record parachute jump
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Alex Eustace during ascent
Alex Eustace during ascent
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Felix Baumgartner - freefall from the edge of space
Felix Baumgartner - freefall from the edge of space
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A skydiver is set to become the first person to break the sound barrier during a free fall by leapin...
A skydiver is set to become the first person to break the sound barrier during a free fall by leaping from a balloon on the edge of space later this year.
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Felix Baumgartner in the capsule that lifted him to 128 045 feet
Felix Baumgartner in the capsule that lifted him to 128,045 feet
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Austrian daredevil  Felix Baumgartner
Austrian daredevil, Felix Baumgartner
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Felix Baumgartner in the capsule
Felix Baumgartner in the capsule
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