Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner will have to wait a few more days to complete his "Mission to the Edge of Space," in which he will jump from "near-space" over Roswell, N.M. and attempt to exceed the speed of sound as he plummets to Earth.

On Thursday the jump's sponsor, Red Bull Stratos, announced the new date and time for Baumgartner's death-defying leap. The next weather window to make another attempt opens Sunday, Oct. 14.

HuffPost Science will live-blog Baumgartner's jump, with coverage starting at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Sunday, Oct. 14. We'll be streaming video and keeping you up to date on all things Felix.

The Red Bull Stratos balloon launch is slated for local sunrise on Sunday, which is around 8 a.m. EDT. The ascent to 120,000 feet is expected to take nearly three hours, according to the Associated Press. Three hours puts his arrival at peak altitude at about 11 a.m. EDT.

The exact time Baumgartner will jump on live camera is unclear, but the descent should take 15 to 20 minutes, according to CBS News. Within 35 seconds, he will approach 700 mph. For the last 10 minutes of the descent, he will use a parachute.

"I climb out and step off, and within the first 30 seconds I'm going to accelerate so fast that I'm going to break the speed of sound," Baumgartner told CBS News.

If a Sunday launch proves impossible, the window of opportunity will "remain open until the end of play on Monday," according to Red Bull Stratos.

Baumgartner's Red Bull Stratos mission was aborted on Tuesday, when strong winds threatened the ultra-thin, 55-story helium balloon.

"When Art told me we were aborting the mission I thought it was a joke," Baumgartner said during a Wednesday conference. "I thought, there's no way that the conditions are not right. I couldn't tell what was happening with the balloon because I was in the capsule. I want this to happen this year. We've made it so far. There's no turning back. We're here, we've got the helium and we're good to go. Whether that's tomorrow or the first day next week, I don't really care."

Another attempt was set for Thursday, but weather reports nixed that as well.

If the jump is completed successfully, the 43-year-old extreme athlete will become the first person to break the speed of sound in free fall.

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    Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner is scheduled to attempt the highest parachute jump of all time on Oct. 9, 2012. Here, Baumgartner performs during the first high altitude test jump from an airplane in Taft, California on February 20, 2012.

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    Baumgartner during the high altitude test jump.

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    Baumgartner during a test jump from a helicopter, April 13, 2009.

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    Baumgartner leaps off the 508-meter high Taipei 101 Tower in Taiwan on December 11, 2008.

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    Baumgartner at the top of the Christ the Redeemer Statue near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on December 3, 2001. Before Stratos, Baumgartner was best known as a skydiver and BASE jumper.

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    Baumgartner during the first manned test flight of the capsule, February 23, 2012.

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    The mission control during the first manned test flight.

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    The Roswell, New Mexico launch location of the first test flight.

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    Baumgartner during the first test flight.

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    The capsule just before the second manned test flight, July 25, 2012.

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    The capsule in the pressure chamber at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

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    The interior of the capsule in Lancaster, California on February 1, 2012.

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    Baumgartner during wind tunnel test on February 26, 2010.

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    Retired Air Force Colonel Joe Kittinger with Baumgartner during a press conference in Salzburg, Austria on April 23, 2012. Kittinger holds the record for the highest-altitude jump, which he set in 1960. He is an advisor for the Stratos project and will relay messages to and from Baumgartner during the October jump attempt.

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    Kittinger just prior to his record setting jump from 102.800 feet in 1960. (U.S. Air Force Photo)

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    Baumgartner undergoes scientific tests in Los Angeles, USA on June 11, 2012.

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    Screen shows brain waves of Baumgartner during scientific test session.

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    Baumgartner during the first manned test flight.

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    Baumgartner inside the capsule prior to the second manned test flight.

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    Baumgartner during training session in Lancaster, California, on February 22, 2012.

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    Crew members prepare the capsule for the second manned test flight.

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    Crew members fill the balloon with helium before the second manned test flight.

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    Baumgartner steps out of the capsule during the second manned test flight.

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    Mission Coordinator Mike Jacobs (L) and Kittinger (R) work during the second manned test flight.

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