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The Science Behind Extreme Skydiver Felix Baumgartner's Leap From the Edge of Space

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October 9, 2012
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Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner canceled his planned death-defying 37-kilometer free fall Tuesday because of high winds, the second time this week he was forced to postpone his quest to be the first supersonic skydiver.


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