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A crew member adjusts the space capsule of the Red Bull Stratos mission in the pressure chamber at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Skydiver Felix Baumgartner will attempt to go supersonic when he jumps from the capsule at a record altitude of 23 miles over New Mexico. Project managers announced the jump is scheduled for Oct. 8.

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Skydiver aims for supersonic plunge

The countdown is on for skydiver Felix Baumgartner.

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