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New video of Felix Baumgartner's fall from space is a must-see

  • Published Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at 8:20 p.m.
  • Updated Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at 6:16 p.m.

Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner made headlines in October of 2012 when he descended 24.2 miles from space at an estimated speed of 843.6 miles per hour.

The daredevil became the first skydiver to travel faster than the speed of sound after jumping out of a balloon above New Mexico.

GoPro recently released a new video of the fall from Baumgartner's point of view. According to GoPro, seven HERO2 cameras captured the fall from the first seconds in outer space to Baumgartner's landing.

"I wish you could see what I can see," Baumgartner says before jumping. "Sometimes, you have to be up really high to understand how small you are. I'm coming home now."

The view from above is worth the 8-minute watch.

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