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Red Bull Stratos Skydiver Completes Record Jump

Baumgartner lands safely after 24 mile free fall from stratosphere. Watch video!

Skydiver Felix Baumgartner made history Sunday, completing a record free fall to Earth from 24 miles above New Mexico.

As reportd by CNN, after the initial free fall, he opened his parachute and glided to the ground. He fell to his knees with his fists raised, then stood up, smiling and hugging members of his team.

His highest estimated speed in descent was 729 mph.

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