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Felix Baumgartner: "I had a system to achieve this. I break things into portions. I don't look at the end result, just always looking for the next task."
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Representatives of Federal Aviation were present in Mission Control to make sure the skies were clear.
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The heater of the visor that didn't heat up and impaired his vision which caused great concern.
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Joe Kittinger watching Felix on one of the monitors.
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Felix inside the capsule and above 100,000 ft.
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The balloon taking the capsule into the Stratosphere.
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Felix Baumgartner: "On the step I felt that the whole world is watching. I said I wish they would see what I see. It was amazing."
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"One of the most exciting moments was standing out on top of the world, 30 seconds before stepping off."
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"I couldn't have done it without my team. Everyone joining my dream. We were on top of the world."
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"I could feel myself break the speed of sound. I could feel the air building up and then I hit it."
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"That spin became so violent it was hard to know how to get out of it.."
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Parachute deployed.
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"Sometimes you have to go up really high to understand how small you are" – Felix
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Graphics posted earlier by Red Bull Stratos.
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Felix Baumgartner's Record Space Jump videos and photos

Posted: Oct 15, 2012 10:12 am EDT

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(Newsdesk) “Start the cameras and our guardian angel will take care of you,” were the words of Felix Baumgartner’s mentor Col. Joe Kittinger before he stepped away from his capsule falling into the stratosphere. Kittinger was the only person who spoke with Felix during the ascent. The exit was perfect, said Felix after the jump, but then he started spinning during the freefall. ”I thought I’d just spin a few times and that would be that, then I started to speed up. It was really brutal at times. I thought for...

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