"When I was standing there on top of the world, you become so humble, you do not think about breaking records any more...the only thing you want is to come back alive," Felix Baumgartner told a press conference.
Asked what he said when he was about to jump, he repeated: "I know the whole world is watching now, and I wish the world could see what I see.
"And sometimes you have to go up really high to understand how small you are."
Felix Baumgartner lept into the stratosphere from a balloon flying 24 miles above Earth in an attempt to break the sound barrier.
Felix Baumgartner's attempt to become the first person to break the sound barrier by parachuting from the edge of space has been delayed.