ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) – Extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner hopes to end five years of preparation with a death-defying 23-mile free fall into the southeastern New Mexico desert Tuesday morning.
Watch the event below, weather permitting (courtesy of Red Bull Stratos).
Note: Organizers say there will be a 20-second delay in their broadcast of footage in case of a tragic accident.
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The hurricane missed the region, but heavy rain is still expected.