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Old 10-09-2012, 06:21 PM   #41
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I don't think he's american. I read up on the web site, one of the main scientific goals is to see what will happen when a human body breaks the speed of sound. Should be cool. I still think he should change his name to Guile after though.

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I believe he's Austrian
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:21 PM   #42
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anyone know what time the new launch will be? I'm off tomorrow so I can actually watch it
Think 10ish
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:22 PM   #43
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I believe he's Austrian
Ahhhh from the land down under
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:28 PM   #44
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Red bill stratos twitter account said it won't be tomorrow either. The weather is supposed to be the same as it was today. So Thursday at the earliest.
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:29 PM   #45
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:32 PM   #47
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Ahhhh from the land down under
hahha
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:33 PM   #48
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How do they expect to slow him down from 690+mph without some serious whiplash?
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Ahhhh from the land down under
Joking, right?
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Red bill stratos twitter account said it won't be tomorrow either. The weather is supposed to be the same as it was today. So Thursday at the earliest.
Craaaaaap!
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Old 10-09-2012, 09:23 PM   #51
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This is a Red Bull promotional event.
I hope it is successful for Felix's sake.
If something goes wrong, Red Bull is going to catch a lot of flack over it.

Oh ya... how soon they forget
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Kittinger

The talking heads on the news have been talking like this is a first ever.
Kittinger did it 3 times from as high as 102,000ft and he also broke the sound barrier (speed of sound drops as you go higher, the newsies have been saying "first time").

Felix will surpass the speed of sound at sea level, which is over 760mph, Kittinger only hit 614, but he was supersonic.
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:09 PM   #52
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I think Sebastien Vettel should replace this Felix chap
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Old 10-10-2012, 12:48 AM   #53
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I thought this: , made it clear. Haha yes. Everyone knows Austria is is just south of Ontario. . see I did it again
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Old 10-10-2012, 04:34 AM   #54
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I thought this: , made it clear. Haha yes. Everyone knows Austria is is just south of Ontario. . see I did it again
When I read it the first thing that came to mind was dumb and dumber. G'day, mate!
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Old 10-10-2012, 05:23 AM   #55
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I thought space started at 62 miles? (264,000 feet)
These are all lies...LIES I SAY!
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:15 AM   #56
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From AP:

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TEAM DECIDES AGAINST THURSDAY SKYDIVE

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner has decided against a second attempt at making a supersonic skydive over New Mexico on Thursday.

Baumgartner aborted his mission Tuesday due to high winds, but his team had hoped the weather Thursday might allow him another try.

His meteorologist Wednesday morning ruled out a Thursday jump. The team will hold a briefing to talk about next steps.

Baumgartner is hoping to become the first skydiver to break the sound barrier by jumping from a capsule floated 23 miles into the stratosphere by 55-story helium balloon.

The jump was postponed due to weather Monday, then aborted at the last minute Tuesday.

The balloon is so delicate that it can only take off if winds are 2 mph or below on the ground.
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:24 AM   #58
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2mph winds or less, it will never take off
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:27 AM   #59
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2mph winds or less, it will never take off
2mph! Yup. This will never happen.
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shit's crazy. What's the next thing redbull will be involved in? A supercharged dirtbike making a record jump from the moon to earth?
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