Watch live: Felix Baumgartner to jump from 120,000 feet in Red Bull Stratos project to break speed of sound in freefall

As part of the Red Bull Stratos project, record-breaking BASE jumper Felix Baumgartner is currently in a capsule heading up towards 120,000 feet, where he will then freefall from space and become the first human to break the speed of sound without assistance. After numerous weather-based delays, the capsule launched at around 16:30 BST today and so far all seems to be going to plan, and you can watch along live with us below.

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