Monday, 22 October 2012

Faster Than the Speed of Sound

If you have been in a bubble then you may have missed an amazing feat that took place about a week ago.

Austrian Felix Baumgartner skydived from a jaw dropping 128,100 ft (24 miles up).

He broke the record for the highest freefall ever and in doing so he also travelled at faster than the speed of sound.

He reached a top speed of 833.9mph while the speed of sound is a mere 768mph.

Here is the clip:

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