Video: Hear Skydiver Create Sonic Boom
Nearly two weeks ago, the world watched as Fearless Felix Baumgartner lept from an atitude of 128,000 feet in the atmosphere, freefalling for nearly 5 minutes, before making it safely back to ground. Baumgartner several records including highest manned balloon fight and highest skydive—as well as becoming the first person to break the speed of sound with his body.
If you've been among the masses wondering why you hadn't heard the sonic boom from Baumgartner's body—wait no longer. Red Bull has finally released the video, above—and you can hear the faint "boom" sound around 25 seconds into the video—and 34 seconds into his freefall.