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Baumgartner breaks sound barrier in record jump

15 October 2012

TV3News

In a giant leap from more than 38km up, a daredevil skydiver shattered the sound barrier while making the highest jump ever – a tumbling, death-defying plunge from a balloon to a safe landing in the New Mexico desert.

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