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Taking The Bull By The Horns: Baumgartner Completes 13-mile Skydive
2012-03-16 07:21:57

Austrian skydiver extraordinaire Felix Baumgartner has joined an elite list of men who have jumped from the edge of space, after he landed safely from a nearly 72,000-foot jump yesterday near Roswell, New Mexico.

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.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.