3B45.50 - Shock Wave Fronts - Supersonic Jump

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Shock Wave Fronts - Supersonic Jump
Speed of Sound - Shockwave
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Wave Fronts
Supersonic Jump Movies and mpegs.

Felix Baumgartner flew to an altitude of 39,045 meters (128,100 feet) in a helium-filled balloon on Oct 14, 2012.  He then completed a record breaking jump from the edge of space.  This was done exactly 65 years after Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier flying in an experimental rocket-powered airplane.  He reached a maximum of speed of 1,357.6 km/h or 843.6 mph (Mach 1.25) through the near vacuum of the stratosphere before being slowed by the atmosphere later during his 4 minute 20 second long freefall.  The 43-year-old Austrian skydiving expert also broke two other world records: highest freefall and highest manned balloon flight.

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