See what it's like to jump from space in 1st-person footage of Felix Baumgartner's historic jump

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Jan 31, 2014

Remember that record-breaking skydive that daredevil Felix Baumgartner pulled off back in 2012, from 128,100 feet above Earth's surface? Well, here's what it looked like from his point of view.

The thrilling, first-person footage of the jump, filmed from a GoPro camera rig, has been released as part of a new GoPro promotional campaign that'll debut during the Super Bowl. Not surprisingly, it’s absolutely insane (keep an eye on the airspeed indicator).

We were holding our breath and clenching our fists when he started rolling, and we were only watching this footage on a laptop -- so it's mind-boggling to think of the absolute fear/adrenaline rush Baumgartner must've felt during that 4+ minute free fall.

Buckle up, hold on and hit play. The action kicks up at about the two-minute mark:

So, did you make it?

(Via Gizmodo)

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