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10/15/2012 02:53 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

MSNBC Says Felix Baumgartner Fell 'Faster Than Speed Of Light'

FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2012 photo provided by Red Bull Stratos, Felix Baumgartner prepares to jump during the fir
FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2012 photo provided by Red Bull Stratos, Felix Baumgartner prepares to jump during the first manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos over Roswell, N.M. On Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 over New Mexico, Baumgartner will attempt to jump higher and faster in a free fall than anyone ever before and become the first skydiver to break the sound barrier. (AP Photo/Red Bull Stratos, Jay Nemeth)

The world was watching Felix Baumgartner on Sunday when he completed the highest jump ever and leapt out of a balloon twenty-four miles above the earth's surface.

Baumgartner, a daredevil skydiver, was the first person to break the speed of sound without being in a jet or spacecraft. The experience, he said, was "hard to describe because you don't feel it."

This MSNBC chyron, however, overestimated his speed on Monday:
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