Freefall From Edge Of Space!

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    Freefall From Edge Of Space!


    A LIVE webcast of the Red Bull Stratos will be live streamed at http://youtube.com/redbull and http://redbullstratos.com

    Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of space that will try to surpass human limits that have existed for more than 50 years. Supported by a team of experts, Felix Baumgartner will undertake a stratospheric balloon flight to more than 120,000 feet / 36,576 meters and make a record-breaking freefall jump in the attempt to become the first man to break the speed of sound in freefall (an estimated 690 miles / 1,110 kilometers per hour), while delivering valuable data for medical and scientific advancement.
     
  2. THE MR. TERRIFIC HYPES KING OF COSPLAY

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    It was canceled because of high winds. :(
     
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    lol Right as I post this it turns out the operation has been aborted for today and they'll retry on Thursday.

     
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    It will be an amazing feat once it's accomplished.
     
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    What sucks is those balloons are very expensive and can only be used once. They have a back up one for when they re-schedule it but if the next one gets screwed up it will be a minute before they try again
     
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    Been done before and better, Captain Kirk did that in the cut scene of space chuting from "Generations."
     

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