View Full Version : Skydiver Hopes to Break the Speed of Sound in Freefall

2010-Apr-02, 04:40 PM
The speed of sound — historically called the 'sound barrier' has been broken by rockets, various jet-powered aircraft and rocket-boosted land vehicles. Felix Baumgartner wants break the sound barrier with his body, in freefall from the edge of space. He will travel inside a capsule with a stratospheric balloon to 36,500 [...]

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