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wheregreggeats.com

~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Tue, 10/9/12 1:08 PM (permalink)
I just stumbled across this live feed:
http://www.redbullstratos.com/live
 
 
#1
    Tony Bad

    Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Tue, 10/9/12 1:53 PM (permalink)
    Abort, abort...cancelled for today.
     
    Rats
     
    #2
      wheregreggeats.com

      Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Tue, 10/9/12 2:14 PM (permalink)
      It was oddly compelling ... If it had launched, I'd have been glued to  the screen.  Tomorrow and the next day I'm on a road trip ... might not be exciting on radio.
       
       
      #3
        Tony Bad

        Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Tue, 10/9/12 2:19 PM (permalink)
        They were saying weather doesn't look good for tomorrow either. I read something that they need winds of 2 mph or less. I don't know the area of Roswell at all, but that seems like a rare day for any place on the planet I have been. I guess they get such days as they did two prior test runs at lower heights but with same balloon.
         
        #4
          wheregreggeats.com

          Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Tue, 10/9/12 3:27 PM (permalink)
          Tony Bad


          They were saying weather doesn't look good for tomorrow either. I read something that they need winds of 2 mph or less. I don't know the area of Roswell at all, but that seems like a rare day for any place on the planet I have been. I guess they get such days as they did two prior test runs at lower heights but with same balloon.

          I wonder why they aren't doing it at sunrise or dusk ???
           
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            felix4067

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            Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Tue, 10/9/12 6:46 PM (permalink)
            wheregreggeats.com

            I wonder why they aren't doing it at sunrise or dusk ???

            The light then totally sucks for a live media event/publicity stunt, especially at that altitude.
             
            #6
              wheregreggeats.com

              Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Sun, 10/14/12 2:30 PM (permalink)
              on again ???
               
               
              #7
                Uncle Groucho

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                Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Sun, 10/14/12 3:07 PM (permalink)
                OH YEAHHH !!!!
                I watched, It was Awesome , I got a RUSH just from watching.
                I really thought he would abort at the last second, but I am glad he didnt.
                 
                #8
                  jman

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                  Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Sun, 10/14/12 3:47 PM (permalink)
                  We have to hitch a ride to the space station we built.  Next, after a visit, I guess we'll be jumping back down.
                   
                  #9
                    Sundancer7

                    Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Sun, 10/14/12 3:54 PM (permalink)
                    It made my crouch hurt when I saw him standing on the ledge getting ready to jump and reach speeds of 730 MPH.  I cannot stand heights.
                     
                    Paul E. Smith
                    Knoxville, TN
                     
                    #10
                      chewingthefat

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                      Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Sun, 10/14/12 6:16 PM (permalink)
                      He cheated, he wore a suit!
                       
                      #11
                        Uncle Groucho

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                        Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Sun, 10/14/12 6:38 PM (permalink)
                        Yeah, and he barely hit 700 MPH , Maybe next time
                         
                        #12
                          Sundancer7

                          Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Mon, 10/15/12 9:02 AM (permalink)
                          832 MPH officially.
                           
                          Paul E. Smith
                          Knoxville, TN
                           
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                            Dr of BBQ

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                            Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Mon, 10/15/12 9:59 AM (permalink)
                            I just did some fast research on the big jump thing. He was going  834 MPH. Faster than a speeding bullet LMAO!

                            Check this out

                            22LR: 1300 fps (900 MPH)
                            357 Mag: 1450 fps (990 MPH)
                            45 ACP: 900 fps (614 MPH)

                             
                            Headlines should read:

                                         "Real Life Superman"
                            "FASTER THAN A SPEEDING BULLET!"
                             
                            #14
                              chewingthefat

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                              Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Mon, 10/15/12 10:46 AM (permalink)
                              Dr of BBQ


                              I just did some fast research on the big jump thing. He was going  834 MPH. Faster than a speeding bullet LMAO!

                              Check this out

                              22LR: 1300 fps (900 MPH)
                              357 Mag: 1450 fps (990 MPH)
                              45 ACP: 900 fps (614 MPH)


                              Headlines should read:

                                           "Real Life Superman"
                              "FASTER THAN A SPEEDING BULLET!"

                              Where have you been Dr.? Your missed!!

                               
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                                Dr of BBQ

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                                Re:~ The Free-Fall Record Breaking Guy Live Mon, 10/15/12 10:57 AM (permalink)
                                Just been busy (lol) and have a new to me 4 day event this week.
                                 
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