New POV Video of Baumgartner's Epic Skydive
Watch this 24-mile jump from the stratosphere into the record books.
The world held its breath when Felix Baumgartner jumped from the edge of space on October 12, 2012, falling from an altitude of 24.2 miles to Earth. And now there's a Baumgartner's-eye view of his epic fall—including a dizzying spin.
A new video clip was released this weekend during a Super Bowl XLVIII commercial for GoPro cameras; seven cameras were used to capture Baumgartner's point of view. The Super Bowl ad showed six seconds, but a longer video of the jump has been released.
Before the previously unreleased footage starts, there's a historic clip of Baumgartner's predecessor, Joe Kittinger, suiting up for his jump from 31 kilometers (20 miles) up in 1960. Kittinger trained Baumgartner and was his guiding voice as