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Baumgartner To Make Freefall Attempt From The Edge Of Space
2012-02-08 05:35:02

Australian adventurer Felix Baumgartner is planning to set a record to skydive from the edge of space and back down to Earth. The daredevil is going to plunge 23 miles above the surface of our planet, and head back down to not only set a record height for a freefall, but also break the sound barrier. "We'll be setting new standards for aviation," Team medical director Dr. Jonathan Clark said on Red Bull Stratos website. "Never before has anyone reached the speed of sound without being...

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2005-07-06 14:45:00

HOUSTON -- Families of the seven astronauts who died aboard the shuttle Columbia feel hope and pain as they reflect on NASA's return to space for the first time since the tragedy 2 1/2 years ago. Relatives of at least three of the Columbia astronauts plan to attend the launch of Discovery on July 13. And some are sending mementoes up with Discovery's crew, such as flags, gold medallions, a Columbia mission pin. Discovery commander Eileen Collins said her crew plans a special tribute to...