Felix Baumgartner takes Anderson Cooper through the experience of breaking the sound barrier during his historic jump. "Until I opened my parachute I did not know if I broke the speed of sound or not. So when I touched the ground with my parachute, I have been told by a lot of people on the ground they heard the super sonic boom. It's the first and only super sonic boom created by a human," said Baumgartner. The skydiver said he was worried about nailing the perfect landing without falling because "the whole world was watching."
See more of the interview, including why Baumgartner calls the edge of space both beautiful and hostile:
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