Here's A Stunning First-Person View Of A Free-Fall From Space

New footage of Felix Baumgartner’s space jump is probably the best use of a GoPro camera you’ve ever seen.



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If you've been on the internet in the last 18 months, you've probably seen at least some footage of Felix Baumgartner's jump from the outer reaches of the atmosphere. Today though, GoPro has released all new video, captured from seven mounted cameras on Baumgartner's suit. They chronicle the entire vertigo-inducing jump from beginning to end. The video is part of a teaser for GoPro's Super Bowl ad campaign, but the footage is so captivating that you really need to go and watch it for yourself.


This is what it looks like to open the latch and find yourself in the upper reaches of the atmosphere, nearly touching the heavens like a god.


This is what it looks like to open the latch and find yourself in the upper reaches of the atmosphere, nearly touching the heavens like a god.


And this is what it looks like to look out over your planet, stare death in the eye, and salute it like an absolute crazy person.


And this is what it looks like to look out over your planet, stare death in the eye, and salute it like an absolute crazy person.




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