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AUSTRIAN SKYDIVER BREAKS SOUND BARRIER IN FREE FALL RECORD

FILM OF 10 MINUTE FALL INTO THE RECORD BOOKS

43 year old Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner has not only become the first man to break the sound barrier in a free fall descent, falling at 833.9 mph (1,342 kmh) he has also set a record for the highest ever free fall when he jumped from a balloon flying 128,100 feet (24 miles or 39 km) over New Mexico.Click on the links below but beware Kenya Forum readers, some of this footage is stomach-turning stuff!

Guardian http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/oct/14/felix-baumgartner-sound-barrier-live?INTCMP=SRCH

IBN http://ibnlive.in.com/news/skydiver-felix-baumgartner-lands-after-recordbreaking-jump-of-39-km/300458-2.html

BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19943590

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