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14.10.2012. New mexico, USA.  Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria lands in the desert after successfully completing the jump. Baumgartner, an Austrian daredevil, made the highest jump and set a speed record after ascending in a helium balloon to an altitude of 128,100 feet. Millions around the world experienced the view from his on-board camera, which showed the distant round blue world surrounded by the black of space. He stepped off into the record books and plummeted for more than four minutes, reaching a maximum speed measured at 833.9 miles per hour, or Mach 1.24, breaking the altitude and speed records set over 50 years ago by Joe Kittinger, a retired Air Force colonel
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    14.10.2012. New mexico, USA. Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria lands in the desert after successfully completing the jump. Baumgartner, an Austrian daredevil, made the highest jump and set a speed record after ascending in a helium balloon to an altitude of 128,100 feet. Millions around the world experienced the view from his on-board camera, which showed the distant round blue world surrounded by the black of space. He stepped off into the record books and plummeted for more than four minutes, reaching a maximum speed measured at 833.9 miles per hour, or Mach 1.24, breaking the altitude and speed records set over 50 years ago by Joe Kittinger, a retired Air Force colonel
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