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New footage from seven GoPro Hero2's     Photo: GoPro/YouTube

New Footage from Red Bull Stratos Jump

Baumgartner’s record-breaking jump from every angle

In October 2012, Felix Baumgartner jumped from a special balloon craft suspended 128,000 feet up in the stratosphere. He plummeted toward earth, experiencing more than four minutes of freefall, and broke three world records in the process. Now, almost a year and a half later, Red Bull and GoPro have released new HD footage captured from seven different cameras during the jump.

You simply cannot take your eyes off this eight-minute-plus video of Baumgartner breaking the speed of sound in his dive toward the planet. In addition to being the first man to break the speed of sound in freefall, Baumgartner also set the record for highest freefall and highest manned balloon flight.



Relying on Tesla's network of Supercharger stations, the vehicles blasted through heavy snow, driving rain, and even a sandstorm, arriving at New York's City Hall at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. The journey was part of an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the lowest charge time for an electric vehicle crossing the United States.

Tesla's Model S got off to a rough start last year after John Broder of the New York Times wrote a scathing and controversial review of the electric vehicle, claiming its battery life was poor and that it underperformed in cold weather. Tesla later disputed the review, saying that the car's data logs did not support Broder's account of his journey in the vehicle along I-95.

The NYT's public editor Margaret Sullivan later reprimanded Broder in a column, saying that, "[He] left himself open to valid criticism by taking what seem to be casual and imprecise notes along the journey, unaware that his every move was being monitored."

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