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What it’s REALLY like to jump
from space: New footage of
Felix Baumgartner´s jump
reveals exactly what he
saw on his terrifying descent

UK Daily Mail, by Mark Prigg

Original Article

Posted By:DaddyO, 2/1/2014 7:49:40 AM

Terrifying new footage of Felix Baumgartner´s space jump has revealed exactly what the jumper went through during the record-setting descent. GoPro, the firm which built the cameras attached to the daredveil, released the new footage. It shows the entire descent from Baumgartner´s point of view - including the out of control spin that almost cost him his life. People across the world watched in awe - and horror - as daredevil Felix Baumgartner became the first freefall diver to break the sound barrier after jumping from a balloon 24.5 miles above the Earth. ´Fearless Felix´ reached speeds of up to

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Amazing video.. had no idea he spun so violently.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/1/2014 9:21:19 AM     (No. 9714310)

Tried three time but might have to wait till later. So many viewing it that it won´t play through to the end. What I did see was absolutely incredible.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Caveman, 2/1/2014 11:06:04 AM     (No. 9714491)

It must be tough for Felix to get his suit on with those extremely large .... well you know.

He should have just sat up there for a few hours.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Tanker76, 2/1/2014 12:24:04 PM     (No. 9714612)

I still think Captain Joseph Kittinger is more gutsy - he did it in 1960, with 1960s equipment and no idea of what would happen, so this guy is just duplicating that feat (albeit going a bit higher) with more modern equipment.

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