Quite a Coincidence

Bell X-1 in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

While Felix Baumgartner is attempting to be the first man to break the sound barrier in free fall, today is the very same day that Chuck Yeager was the first man to break the sound barrier in an airplane, the Bell X-1, in 1947.

Curator: Christian Clay Columba Campbell

Christian Clay Columba Campbell is a Roman Catholic of the Anglican Use. As Senior Warden of the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Orlando, FL), he organised the process by which the parish accepted the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus, petitioning to join the Catholic Church. The Anglican Cathedral is now the Church of the Incarnation in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. Personal queries should be directed to me at eccentricbliss dot com.

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