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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby mac5155 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:10 pm

Oh my god
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:10 pm

What a trip it would be if you looked out your plane window and saw him zip past :)
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby mac5155 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:11 pm

How long til he hits the earth?
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby Mr. Colby on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:11 pm

What? he didn't break the free fall record!
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby MRandall25 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:12 pm

Mr. Colby wrote:What? he didn't break the free fall record!


He's still in it.
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby Godric on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:12 pm

they didn't think of visor fog? lol.
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby Pavel Bure on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:12 pm

Didn't break the record for longest free fall. Boo.
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby mac5155 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:12 pm

MRandall25 wrote:
Mr. Colby wrote:What? he didn't break the free fall record!


He's still in it.


He pulled the chute at 4:19
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby MRandall25 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:13 pm

Apparently not, unless their timer was off
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby MRandall25 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:13 pm

mac5155 wrote:
MRandall25 wrote:
Mr. Colby wrote:What? he didn't break the free fall record!


He's still in it.


He pulled the chute at 4:19


He pulled the chute right after I typed that on my feed.
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby blackjack68 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:14 pm

Godric wrote:they didn't think of visor fog? lol.

They did but there was an issue with the visor heater just before he left.

Don't think he got freefall record.
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:14 pm

mac5155 wrote:
MRandall25 wrote:
Mr. Colby wrote:What? he didn't break the free fall record!


He's still in it.


He pulled the chute at 4:19


I was watching CNN and they cut away from the jump ..what thye heck?
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby JS© on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:15 pm

I'm glad these mission control guys didn't program my GPS.
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby mac5155 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:17 pm

That was the crazies thing I ever watched
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby mac5155 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:18 pm

JS© wrote:I'm glad these mission control guys didn't program my GPS.


He was getting ticked at them it seemed
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby MRandall25 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:18 pm

So, where is the capsule landing?
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby Godric on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:18 pm

people are all bummed he didn't break the free fall record.... he was accelerating for a longer time maybe thats why?
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:18 pm

MRandall25 wrote:So, where is the capsule landing?

45 mi East of Roswell
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby MRandall25 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:18 pm

Nevermind, wasn't sure they were using a parachute
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby Bioshock on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:23 pm

That was probably the best thing i have ever seen.
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby Bioshock on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:23 pm

I shed a tear when he touched down. Absolutely amazing.
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby mac5155 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:24 pm

I love that he landed on his feet
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby PensFanInDC on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:25 pm

ExPatriatePen wrote:
MRandall25 wrote:So, where is the capsule landing?

45 mi East of Roswell


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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:25 pm

mac5155 wrote:I love that he landed on his feet

He must have some cat in him
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Re: Red Bull Stratos

Postby columbia on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:25 pm

I just about puked when he jumped.
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