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Feb 4, 2013 at 3:23 PM
Supersonic skydiver Felix Baumgartner was faster than he or anyone else thought during his record-setting jump last October from 24 miles up.
Jan 31, 2013 at 9:10 PM
Altogether, 12 children lost a parent aboard Columbia. The youngest is now 15, the oldest 32. One became a fighter pilot in Israel, just like his father, and also died tragically in a crash. The oldest son of the pilot of Columbia is now a Marine...
Jan 31, 2013 at 9:10 PM
The seven astronauts who died aboard space shuttle Columbia 10 years ago were husbands, fathers, wives and a mother. Military pilots, doctors and engineers. Born in the United States, Israel and India.
Dec 12, 2012 at 9:01 AM
The world's attention wavered between the tragic and the silly in 2012, and along the way, Web surfers searched in huge numbers to find out about a royal princess, the latest iPad, and a record-breaking skydiver.
Oct 17, 2012 at 2:35 PM
Now that the dust has settled in the New Mexico desert where supersonic skydiver "Fearless Felix" Baumgartner landed safely on his feet, researchers are exhilarated over the possibility his exploit could someday help save the lives of pilots and...
Oct 16, 2012 at 9:48 AM
In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, a daredevil skydiver shattered the sound barrier Sunday while making the highest jump ever. For years before that, however, Felix Baumgartner trained in California's Kern County.
Oct 14, 2012 at 9:50 AM
Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner landed safely on Earth after a 24-mile jump from high the stratosphere in a dramatic, daring feat that may also have marked the world's first supersonic skydive.
Oct 9, 2012 at 10:50 AM
Extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner has canceled his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall into the New Mexico desert because of high winds.
Oct 9, 2012 at 8:19 AM
Extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner has canceled his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall into the New Mexico desert because of high winds.
Oct 8, 2012 at 4:56 PM
Skydiver Felix Baumgartner's attempt at the highest, fastest free fall in history Tuesday is more than just a stunt.
Oct 1, 2012 at 7:17 PM
His blood could boil. His lungs could overinflate. The vessels in his brain could burst. His eyes could hemorrhage.
Sep 25, 2012 at 9:07 AM
In just two weeks, Felix Baumgartner will attempt to go supersonic when he jumps from a record altitude of 23 miles over New Mexico. Project managers announced Tuesday the feat will take place Oct. 8.
Jul 25, 2012 at 3:23 PM
Skydiver "Fearless Felix" Baumgartner has done it again. On Wednesday, Baumgartner took another stratospheric leap, this time from an altitude of more than 18 miles - an estimated 96,640 feet, nearly three times higher than cruising jetliners.
Mar 16, 2012 at 8:11 AM
Felix Baumgartner hopes to hurtle toward Earth at supersonic speed from a record 23 miles up, breaking the sound barrier with only his body.