Video Of The Week - Experience Felix Baumgartner's Epic Leap From The Edge Of Space

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On October 14th 2012, over eight million people worldwide tuned in to YouTube to watch Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner leap from the edge of space - 128,000 feet (24 miles) above sea level - and break the sound barrier as he came zooming down to earth.

While the footage that has been played and replayed millions of the times was stunning, it gave viewers only a peripheral view of Felix's surreal feat. Now thanks to a new video released by the event's main sponsor Red Bull to celebrate the first anniversary of the epic leap, the world can see exactly what Felix experienced during those heart-stopping ten minutes.

Be sure to keep an eye on the real-time readouts of the altitude, airspeed, G-force load and other mission data on the side and you will be able to see the exact moment when Felix hits speeds of around 830 miles per hour and becomes the first human to travel at supersonic speeds without a jet or space shuttle.

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456 Comments
  • wazetyce-159967140736
    I have done it many times
    • helloabout 2 years
      i will like to go that
      • zx990
        zx990almost 3 years
        looks fun
        • Einyaabout 3 years
          Super cool
          • .almost 4 years
            oops. probably should'nt have my parachute at the top.
            • personabout 4 years
              the down under (australian acent)
              • boomover 4 years
                That is relay cool.
                • temtem
                  temtemalmost 5 years
                  Crazy how fast he spun.
                  • temtem
                    temtemalmost 5 years
                    Did you see the way he spun at 1:02?
                    • lolalmost 5 years
                      cool cool cool cool cool cool