Originally published on Mon October 15, 2012 7:51 am
In case you missed it this weekend, here is harrowing video of the Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner stepping off a capsule at the edge space. He then plummets toward Earth at :
If you want more detail, our colleague Dana Farrington wrote more about the feat yesterday.
But two things of note: He broke the record for highest jump. And with more than 8-million viewers, his attempt broke the live-streaming record for YouTube.