Tag: sound barrier

Watch Felix Baumgartner Fall 23 Miles To Ground, Breaking the Sound Barrier

By Ashley P. Taylor | October 9, 2012 12:44 pm

UPDATE: The jump as been canceled, due to gusty wind conditions. Stay tuned…

This afternoon, the Austrian parachuter Felix Baumgartner is expected to leap from a balloon nearly 23 miles above Roswell, New Mexico, and freefall Earthwards, achieving speeds faster than the speed of sound.

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