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Speed of Sound

WOW: Edge-Of-Space Skydive Was Even Faster Than Thought

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 04.06.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Supersonic skydiver Felix Baumgartner was faster than he or anyone else thought during his record-setting jump last Octob...

Will This Be The Fastest Car Ever?

| Posted 11.05.2012 | Science

By Jim Nash An English racing team called the Bloodhound Project is a step closer to breaking the land-speed record—not just by 150 or even 300 ki...

Felix Baumgartner Breaks Speed Of Sound

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 10.15.2012 | Science

ROSWELL, N.M. -- Officials say that Felix Baumgartner has become the first skydiver to break the speed of sound. At a news conference, Brian Utley of...

The Year of the Highest Jump and Deepest Dive

Stuart Claxton | Posted 05.22.2012 | Weird News
Stuart Claxton

This is truly record-breaking at its most courageous and the two men chasing this moment of wonder should be applauded and celebrated. This is the stuff legends are made of; this is how history is made and records are broken.

X-51A Waverider Breaks Record For Hypersonic Flight, Travels 6 TIMES Speed Of Sound

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — An experimental aircraft has set a record for hypersonic flight, flying more than 3 minutes at Mach 6 – six times the speed o...