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16/08/1959 The first stratospheric space dive record

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The Original Space Dive: Joseph Kittinger Describes His Record Jump - 1960

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Sky Dive From The Edge Of Space (1960)

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Legendary Jump from almost Space

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Highest Parachute Jump: Project Excelsior Joseph Kittinger 1960 USAF 102,800 feet

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Joseph Kittinger- Rocket Man in 1960, ABC News.

Joseph Kittinger setting a world record for the highest skydive from a height greater than 31 kilometers (19 mi). Kittinger made three jumps. The final high-altitude jump at 102,800 feet. He fell for 4 minutes and 36 seconds, reaching a maximum speed of 614 miles per hour (988 km/h).