He hit approximately 834 mph and broke the sound barrier!
No plane and no safety net.
24 Miles, 4 Minutes and 834 M.P.H., All in One Jump
By John Tierney - NY Times
ROSWELL, N.M. — A man fell to Earth from more than 24 miles high Sunday, becoming the first human to break the sound barrier under his own power — with some help from gravity.
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