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Red Bull Stratos project set to go at 12pm GMT

Red Bull Stratos project set to go at 12pm GMT

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With less than four hours left, the Red Bull Stratos project of set to go. Felix Baumgartner will jump from the edge of space, breaking the sound barrier and four records on his journey, freefalling back to earth.





Delayed due to back weather, the jump is now scheduled for 5AM PT/12PM GMT today, on October 9. You can watch the jump live on http://www.redbullstratos.com/ and http://www.youtube.com/redbull

Supported by a team of experts, Felix will ascend in a helium balloon to an altitude of 120,000 ft / 36,576 m where he will take a leap of faith into the unknown in an attempt to become the first person to break the speed of sound during freefall.


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