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Old 10-14-2012, 09:40 PM   #131
Patrick Chewing
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Default Re: Felix Baumgartner Space Jump

Originally Posted by daily

Notice he pulled the chute a few seconds before he would have broken the free fall record? I wonder if he did that for Kittenger's benefit? The old man still holds that record.

Could be, but I doubt he could have known how fast he was going with all the commotion around him. I think he stated that his visor was fogging up and that's why he pulled the shoot early.

I was panicking though when he was spinning around like a helicopter.
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