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Skydiving from the Stratosphere Austrian Daredevil Aims to Go Supersonic in Freefall

World-renowned BASE jumper Felix Baumgartner now has bigger fish to fry. Later this year, he plans to jump from 36 kilometers above the earth with just a parachute -- and he hopes to break the sound barrier on the way down.
Translated from the German by Jan Liebelt