Millions of people across the globe held their breath as American skydiver Luke Aikins jumped out of a plane to fall into a net 25,000 feet (7,620 m) below. The daring stunt is now in the history books as the first complete jump without a parachute. Aikins, 42, performed the record-breaking jump in Simi Valley, California on Saturday evening.   #lukeaikins completes record-breaking #heavensent jump! A video posted by RT (@rt) on Jul 31, 2016 at 5:57am PDT He successfully landed in the 100-by-100 foot (30.5-meter) net, which was set up 20 stories high, as people watched from the ground and cheered. After just a few moments, Aikins rolled out, got up, picked up his wife, and gave her a celebratory hug. The project took 18 months to prepare for. “If I wasn’t nervous, I would be stupid,” Aikins said before the stunt. The jump began about 25,000 feet (7.6 km) off the ground and required an oxygen mask, which was removed by one of the people on his jumping team at 18,000

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