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WATCH: Terrifying New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner Jump

Posted 10.26.2012 | Science

Felix Baumgartner's historic jump from 24 miles above Earth captivated more than 8 million YouTube viewers on Oct. 14. On Monday, National Geographic ...

The Baumgartner Jump: We Were All Afraid! Why?

David Ropeik | Posted 12.16.2012 | Science
David Ropeik

What a fantastic demonstration of the animal wiring of the human brain when it comes to fear. What a thrill! For Felix, sure, but for us too.

WATCH: Stratospheric Skydiver Spins Out Of Control

Posted 10.15.2012 | Technology

Skydiver Felix Baumgartner faced many dangers during his historic, 24-mile leap on Sunday. But new video from his chest-mounted camera, which was poin...