Photos: Man skydives from near outer space

Photos: Man skydives from near outer space

Credit: Getty Images

IN FLIGHT, UNSPECIFIED - MARCH 15: (EDITORS NOTE: Lens profile correction was applied to the image) (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) In this photo provided by Red Bull, Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria is seen before his jump during the first manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos on March 15, 2012 in Roswell, New Mexico. In this test he reach the altitude 21800 meters (71500 ft) and landed safely near Roswell. Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of the earths atmosphere, where upon reaching altitude of 120,000 feet by helium baloon, pilot and basejumper Felix Baumgartner will then freefall to the ground in an attempt to break the speed of sound. (Photo by Jay Nemeth/Red Bull via Getty Images)

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Posted on March 16, 2012 at 8:33 AM

Updated Friday, Oct 25 at 6:48 AM

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