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Felix Baumgartner's historic space jump
"I am strapped into the capsule, and I am ready to go." Felix Baumgartner to Joe Kittinger in Mission Control. Baumgartner on Sunday completed the historic jump from the edge of space, breaking several records including the first human to break the speed of sound in freefall.

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Felix is preparing to pre-breathe inside of the capsule.
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The 30 million cubic sq ft balloon is being unrolled by ATA.
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Moving the capsule into place.
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Final preparations for the capsule.
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The press prepare for a monumental moment.
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Baumgartner checks the capsule one last time.
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Baumgartner in his capsule.
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Felix enters the capsule. Inflation has officially begun.
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Felix spends around 1 hour and 30 minutes pre breathing before take off.
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The Flightline crew is surrounding the capsule as they prepare the balloon.
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Balloon inflated.
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Preparing for liftoff.
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We have liftoff.
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Capsule cam.
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Mission control.
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Earth.
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On the edge.
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Baumgartner is ready to go.
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Doors opening.
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Looking down and the final salute.
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Jumping off.
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Falling.
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Safe landing.
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Safe landing.
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Suiting up.
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Life support engineer Mike Todd and pilot Felix Baumgartner celebrate after successfully completing the final manned flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico on Oct. 14, 2012.
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Felix Baumgartner and technical project director Art Thompson celebrate successfully completing the final manned mission.
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Felix Baumgartner's historic space jump

"I am strapped into the capsule, and I am ready to go." Felix Baumgartner to Joe Kittinger in Mission Control. Baumgartner on Sunday completed the historic jump from the edge of space, breaking several records including the first human to break the speed of sound in freefall.

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