BREAKING NEWS: Red Bull Stratos World Record Freefall Attempt Has Lift Off!

Felix Baumgartner takes off from Roswell on his way to 120,000 ft “jump from the edge of space”

Sunday 14th October 2012 – Roswell, New Mexico – Austrian Felix Baumgartner successfully launched the balloon at 9:31am local time in Roswell/ New Mexico to begin the final record attempt in the Red Bull Stratos project.

In about 2:15 hours, Felix is expected to jump from above 36.600 meters to break the speed of sound in freefall. Details on how to access footage by APTN Global Video Wire will follow shortly

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