Extended footage of Felix Baumgartner's record descent

An extended video from the viewpoint of Felix Baumgartner as he hurtled towards the Earth has been released. Showing the curvature of the planet as Felix desperately tries to stabilise himself at the beginning on the jump.


Skydiver survives 24 mile jump

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner lept into the stratosphere from a balloon flying 24 miles (38 km) above the planet in an attempt to break the sound barrier. He landed safely four and a half minutes later.