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 earth's atmosphere, where upon reaching altitude of 120,000 feet by helium balloon, 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)

‘Fearless Felix’ Lands Safely In Skydive From 23 Miles Above Earth

Former Austrian paratrooper Felix Baumgartner has taken the plunge in his record-breaking attempt to break the sound barrier with a skydive from 23 miles up.