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blablabla 10-08-2012 02:16 PM

Felix Baumgartner Space Jump
 


http://jalopnik.com/5949353/everythi...ile-space-jump

Faptastrophe 10-08-2012 02:17 PM

Re: Felix Baumgartner Space Jump
 
I've been following this for some 3+ years. Can't fucking wait.

Here's Joe Kittinger, current record holder for the highest skydive and Red Bull Stratos Mentor doing AMA on Reddit. http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comment...r_the_highest/

DCL 10-08-2012 04:16 PM

Re: Felix Baumgartner Space Jump
 
far more interesting than WTF david blaine is doing these days.

dunksby 10-08-2012 04:23 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by DCL
far more interesting than WTF david blaine is doing these days.

Playing with 1m volts but probably zero ohms using Tesla coils in a Faraday cage for 72 hours :lol

SourPatchKids 10-08-2012 04:25 PM

Re: Felix Baumgartner Space Jump
 
Thought this was going to be about the app Space Jump

blablabla 10-08-2012 04:25 PM

Re: Felix Baumgartner Space Jump
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by SourPatchKids
Thought this was going to be about the app Space Jump

well,it isn't

enayes 10-08-2012 07:48 PM

Re: Felix Baumgartner Space Jump
 
this looks crazy, hopefully he breaks the sound barrier

daily 10-08-2012 10:15 PM

Re: Felix Baumgartner Space Jump
 
Live broadcast here tomorrow morn.

http://www.redbullstratos.com/live

daily 10-09-2012 11:39 AM

Re: Felix Baumgartner Space Jump
 
Weather delay will get going in an hour or so

Red Bull Stratos ‏@RedBullStratos
Countdown is officially back on. Felix is in his suit and expected launch at 11:15 am MDT. Watch live here:http://www.redbullstratos.com/live

jaydacris 10-09-2012 12:14 PM

Re: Felix Baumgartner Space Jump
 
thanks. cant wait

although this is an amazing feat. i think the original man, Joseph Kittinger, will always be revered as the ultimate skydiving bad ass ;)

daily 10-09-2012 12:26 PM

Re: Felix Baumgartner Space Jump
 
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Originally Posted by jaydacris
thanks. cant wait

although this is an amazing feat. i think the original man, Joseph Kittinger, will always be revered as the ultimate skydiving bad ass ;)


also a youtube link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=vkJ5ItzEq3M

discovery channel looks like they'll have it covered too

I guess Kittenger has been acting in a consultant role with this jump today... the Red Bull site has some great information on him

kNIOKAS 10-09-2012 12:28 PM

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Eh. So much marketing it's repulsive.

daily 10-09-2012 12:31 PM

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Originally Posted by kNIOKAS
Eh. So much marketing it's repulsive.

it's expensive to do something like this on the private ticket. Marketing pays the bills

daily 10-09-2012 12:52 PM

Re: Felix Baumgartner Space Jump
 
Red Bull Stratos ‏@RedBullStratos
#livejump Broadcast expected to begin at 11:30 MDT

jaydacris 10-09-2012 01:35 PM

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its starting!!


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