Baumgartner was sky high and almost a meteor target – COSMIC TRIBUNE
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Baumgartner was sky high and almost a meteor target

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Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner set a new world record Sunday when he leapt from a capsule suspended 128,100 feet–about 24 miles–above Earth’s surface. Watching the livefeed as he opened the capsule door and prepared to jump, we thought he looked very much like a man perched on the edge of space.

But just how close to the edge was he?

To get a sense of Fearless Felix’s actual proximity to space, we charted the altitude of his incredible jump in relation to some other objects strewn in the space between us and the International Space Station. [CLICK TO SEE INFOGRAPHIC]

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