Parachutist seeks to break sound barrier with 23 mile high jump.

Is it possible for a parachutist jumping from 23 miles up to break the sound barrier, and survive to tell about it?  We will find out shortly… see the accompanying article from the Washington Post.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/skydiver-aims-to-jump-from-23-miles-up-and-break-sound-barrier-in-record-1st/2012/03/16/gIQAdaOnFS_story.html

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