WTF Fun Fact – 1960’s Skydiver

In 1960, Col. Joseph Kittinger set the then world record for the highest skydive at just over 19 miles. During free fall, he reached a speed of 614 mph, nearly the speed of sound. His record was finally broken by his mentee in 2012 WTF Fun Facts

Source:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Kittinger

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