I’m going home now.
These were the last words of Felix Baumgartner before he jumped 128,100ft (24.3 miles) to Earth. On October 14, 2012 Felix reached a top speed of an astonishing 833.9 miles per hour, becoming the first man to not only reach but surpass the speed of sound by maxing out at Mach 1.24. In comparison, a Boeing 747 passenger planes cruising speed is around 550 mph.
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