Austrian pilot and daredevil Felix Baumgartner finally broke the sound barrier on Sunday, October 14, 2012. That happened in a skydive from the stratosphere, from the height of approximately 38.5 km (128,000 ft, 24.24 miles) above the Earth’s surface. The jumper reached Mach 1.24 or 1,342 km/h (833.9 miles per hour), going faster than the speed of sound.
Below is the video of the event. Enjoy and get informed.
Photo Credit: Red Bull Stratos.
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2 thoughts on “Austrian Pilot Felix Baumgartner Breaks Sound Barrier in Historic Jump”
Amazing. A death defying stunt of all time!