|Monday, 15 October 2012 02:29|
Baumgartner left the capsule attached to a huge helium balloon at 128,000 feet -- 24 miles up. SKYDIVER Felix Baumgartner landed safely on the ground Sunday after a record-shattering free fall from the edge of space. "He made it -- tears of joy from Mission Control," the team said in a live feed.
After an initial free fall, he opened his parachute and glided down to the ground, where he smiling and hugging members of his team.