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Joe Kittinger in Red Bull Stratos Mission Control

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Capcom 1 USAF Col (ret) Joe Kittinger of the United States works at the mission control during the second manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico, USA on July 25, 2012. Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of space to an altitude of 37.000 meters to break several records including the sound of speed in freefall.

Red Bull Stratos Mission Control

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Crew members work at the mission control during the second manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico, USA on July 25 2012. Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of space to an altitude of 37.000 meters to break several records including the sound of speed in freefall.

Baumgartner and Kittinger Post-Jump

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Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria hugs Capcom 1 USAF Col (ret) Joe Kittinger of the United States during the second manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico, USA on July 25, 2012. Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of space to an altitude of 37.000 meters to break several records including the sound of speed in freefall.

Red Bull Stratos Capsule After Hard Landing

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The capsule lies in the desert after a hard landing during the second manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico, USA on July 25, 2012.

Damaged Red Bull Stratos Capsule Lifted

Damaged Red Bull Stratos Capsule Liftened

Crew members recover the capsule in the desert after the successfully compleated second manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico, USA on July 25, 2012.

Red Bull Stratos Capsule Recovery

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Crew members recover the capsule after the second manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico, USA on July 25, 2012. Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of space to an altitude of 37.000 meters to break several records including the sound of speed in freefall.

Baumgartner Stands on Red Bull Stratos Capsule

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Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria seen during the first manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico, USA on February 23, 2012. Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of space to an altitude of 37.000 meters to break several records including the sound of speed in freefall.

Red Bull Stratos Capsule at the Flight Line

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The capsule seen at the flight line during the second manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico, USA on July 25, 2012. Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of space to an altitude of 37.000 meters to break several records including the speed of sound in freefall.

Baumgartner During Egress Training

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Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria seen during the egrass training for the Red Bull Stratos in Lancaster, California, USA on February 22, 2012.

Red Bull Stratos Mission Infographic

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Red Bull Stratos mission infographic (ENG, Imperial Units, Color).

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