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Record-setting skydiver trained in Texas facility

Record-setting skydiver trained in Texas facility
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POSTED: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 6:14am

Brooks was run by the military from 1917 to 2011, but no longer is an Air Force base

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an altitude chamber at San Antonio's Brooks City-Base used decades ago in development of the U.S. space program played a key role in Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking skydive over New Mexico on Sunday.

To read more on this story, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Record-setting-skydiver-trained-in-Texas-facility-3950929.php

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