Skydiver Baumgartner Makes Jump From 13 Miles Above Earth’s Surface

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The daredevil skydiver Felix Baumgartner rode a pressurized capsule to an altitude of 71,580 feet, about 13.5 miles, situated in the stratosphere, and jumped off. Baumgartner reached speeds of 364.4 mph, 534 feet per second, during his freefall that lasted 3:43.

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