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Felix Baumgartner on track for highest ever free-fall jumpStunt co-ordinator, skydiver, helicopter pilot and B.A.S.E. jumper Felix Baumgartner is on track to break four world records by jumping out of a balloon 36.5 kilometres above the earth.Austrian Baumgartner conducted the first manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos on Thursday in Roswell, New Mexico. In this test he reach the altitude 21,800 meters (71,500 ft) and landed safely near Roswell.Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of the earths atmosphere, where upon reaching altitude of 36,000 meters (120,000 ft) by helium balloon, the 41-year-old hopes to complete the highest-ever freefall jump made by a human by plunging out of a specially designed balloon in the stratosphere.Daredevil Baumgartner will also attempt to break the speed of sound in the free-fall to the ground. (Photo: Jay Nemeth/Red Bull via Getty Images)

Felix Baumgartner on track for highest ever free-fall jump
Stunt co-ordinator, skydiver, helicopter pilot and B.A.S.E. jumper Felix Baumgartner is on track to break four world records by jumping out of a balloon 36.5 kilometres above the earth.

Austrian Baumgartner conducted the first manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos on Thursday in Roswell, New Mexico. In this test he reach the altitude 21,800 meters (71,500 ft) and landed safely near Roswell.

Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of the earths atmosphere, where upon reaching altitude of 36,000 meters (120,000 ft) by helium balloon, the 41-year-old hopes to complete the highest-ever freefall jump made by a human by plunging out of a specially designed balloon in the stratosphere.

Daredevil Baumgartner will also attempt to break the speed of sound in the free-fall to the ground. (Photo: Jay Nemeth/Red Bull via Getty Images)

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