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[on whether he would have jumped with only a 50% chance he would survive] Never. If I do something,it's always 90% obvious and 10% unknown. Fifty-fifty means you get the same chance to die as to survive. I'd never work that way. That would be stupid.
On March 15, 2012 Baumgartner completed the first of two test jumps from 71,581 feet (21,818 m).