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felix jumping from 120,000 feet in space

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by Bennett707, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. Bennett707

    Bennett707 [OP] Yeti Hunter

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    Mitch Somebody call for a Wambulance?

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    I saw Discovery Channel had a special running on it, so I clicked on it and it was MythBusters.
     
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    I think the balloon will be like 40 stories high.
     
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    Got it open and watching now :)
     
  5. Mitch

    Mitch Somebody call for a Wambulance?

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    Anyone know a timeline for this thing? Is it suppose to launch in the next 5,10, 60 minutes?
     
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    About to start - video shows action and supposed to start at 11:35 Mountain Time.
     
  7. Bennett707

    Bennett707 [OP] Yeti Hunter

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    t minus 4:00 minutes
     
  8. Manwithoutaplan

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    i am watching with my :popcorn:
     
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    joneill03 Look away, I'm hideous!

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    Looks like theyre just now starting to fill the balloon. I heard somewhere it takes a couple hours to get up to that altitude before he even jumps?
     
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    So, i hadn't heard about this til today... can anyone briefly tell me how the hell he even gets up that high??
     
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    does anyone know why he is doing this? or just an american badass
     
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    looks like they are launching him.
    i just heard about it as well so not much intel from me.
     
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    massive weather balloon
     
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    Stratospheric Balloon
     
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    probably a bunch of $$$$$ and badassness
     
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    thanks!
     
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    oh shit its starting!
     
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    Here we go
     
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    BOO YA IT IS ON :D
     
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    joneill03 Look away, I'm hideous!

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    damnit my video feed is gone. whats happening?
     
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