Felix Baumgartner sets high altitude skydiving and Supersonic free fall record!

October 17th, 2012 Comments Off on Felix Baumgartner sets high altitude skydiving and Supersonic free fall record!


Felix Baumgartner is an Austrian skydiver, daredevil and BASE jumper. He set the world record for skydiving an estimated 39 kilometres (127,953 ft; 24 mi), reaching an estimated speed of 1,342 kilometres per hour (834 mph), or Mach 1.24. He sets the record for the highest and fastest speed record for a human free fall. First person in history to free fall at supersonic speed.