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Old 10-08-2012, 03:16 PM   #1
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:17 PM   #2
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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/

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Old 10-08-2012, 05:16 PM   #3
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far more interesting than WTF david blaine is doing these days.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:23 PM   #4
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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
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:25 PM   #5
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Thought this was going to be about the app Space Jump
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:25 PM   #6
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Thought this was going to be about the app Space Jump
well,it isn't
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:48 PM   #7
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this looks crazy, hopefully he breaks the sound barrier
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:15 PM   #8
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Live broadcast here tomorrow morn.

http://www.redbullstratos.com/live
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Old 10-09-2012, 12:39 PM   #9
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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
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Old 10-09-2012, 01:14 PM   #10
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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 ;)
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Old 10-09-2012, 01:26 PM   #11
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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
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Old 10-09-2012, 01:28 PM   #12
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Eh. So much marketing it's repulsive.
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Old 10-09-2012, 01:31 PM   #13
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Eh. So much marketing it's repulsive.
it's expensive to do something like this on the private ticket. Marketing pays the bills
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Old 10-09-2012, 01:52 PM   #14
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#livejump Broadcast expected to begin at 11:30 MDT
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:35 PM   #15
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its starting!!
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