#1: Felix Baumgartner trying to leave liquid evidence in the desert?, Oct. 14, 2012
#2: The first supersonic flight flown in the Bell X-1, Edwards AFB, CA., Oct. 14, 1947
#3: Capt. Charles E. Yeager (next to the Air Force’s Bell-built X-1 supersonic research aircraft) became the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound Oct. 14, 1947; Air Force FTC History Office
On October 14, 1947, Chuck Yeager became the first man to break the sound barrier flying in an experimental rocket-powered airplane without the use of modern day energy drinks.
Exactly 65 years later, Felix Baumgartner performed the same trick without the aid of an airplane, but officials still have to check if he has illegal red (bull) cells in his urine. A panel of experts is on its way to examine the desert soil seen in picture #1.
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