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14 October: Felix Baumgartner's record skydive from the edge of Space
Losanne, Switzerland - He set three FAI world records
On this day in history, Felix Baumgartner jumped from the edge of Space setting three FAI world records in the process. Felix Baumgartner, an Austrian skydiver and pilot, set three major FAI world records on 14 October 2012, when he jumped from a balloon that had taken him to the edge of Space. Baumgartner, who was 43 at the time of the record, set world records for free-fall distance and speed,...
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