He stood there for just a moment, somewhere between space and earth, resting on the steps of his capsule—and then he jumped.
And the world watched in awe.
Felix Baumgartner was on his way down, 24 miles, to the New Mexico desert.
It was a jump for the ages—he was a daredevil and a hero.
To some, Baumgartner was just plain crazy.
He fell, and he tumbled; he soared and he floated.