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


CCSS NAS-5 168 Words 2-Minute Listen

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.

Resources: news,yahoo.blogs,

Cite Article
  • helloWednesday, September 18, 2019 at 2:39 pm
    i will like to go that
    • zx990
      zx990Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 7:30 am
      looks fun
      • EinyaSunday, September 16, 2018 at 1:56 pm
        Super cool
        • .Friday, January 12, 2018 at 1:16 pm
          oops. probably should'nt have my parachute at the top.
          • personMonday, October 9, 2017 at 10:40 am
            the down under (australian acent)
            • boomWednesday, March 22, 2017 at 10:43 am
              That is relay cool.
              • temtem
                temtemTuesday, February 14, 2017 at 10:29 am
                Crazy how fast he spun.
                • temtem
                  temtemTuesday, February 14, 2017 at 10:27 am
                  Did you see the way he spun at 1:02?
                  • lolFriday, January 27, 2017 at 12:35 pm
                    cool cool cool cool cool cool
                    • kid600
                      kid600Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 1:48 pm
                      Mind Blowing