Frenchman Plummeting 25 Miles From The Sky Will Break Sound Barrier,…

Michel Fournier is about to make the greatest leap of his, and anyone else's, life. On Sunday, the 64-year-old retired French army officer will fly almost 25 miles into the sky in a giant balloon, step out of a pressurized capsule and plunge headfirst towards the earth, soaring through the atmosphere for an estimated… » 5/24/08 9:00pm 5/24/08 9:00pm