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Live Now! - Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

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Live Now! - Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

Red Bull athlete Felix Baumgartner is getting set to jump out of a balloon from 23 miles above Earth. If he succeeds, he'll be the first man to break the sound barrier and will own the record for the highest altitude jump ever recorded. And it all starts right here.

1:35 PM EST.

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Re: Live Now! - Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

Sounds like mission aborted due to high winds!!
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boozie132 said

Sounds like mission aborted due to high winds!!

Oh well….our first truly "Live" event too!

;D
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Re: Live Now! - Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

Looks like they are trying again Sunday.† Dude has some serious cojones.† I jumped at 15K' and it was incredible, I can't imagine 125K'.

FAU - We got Bowls!
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duder said

Looks like they are trying again Sunday.† Dude has some serious cojones.† I jumped at 15K' and it was incredible, I can't imagine 125K'.

Was speaking to someone who said he has a "special suit".

He better, because at 768 MPH+, you ain't gonna stay together very well!
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Re: Live Now! - Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

personally, im really looking forward to this.† i was upset when it was called off.

It's Owl Time!
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Re: Live Now! - Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

When is there EVER going to be less wind that high in the atmosphere?
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Re: Live Now! - Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

He's going to attempt again today...

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Re: Live Now! - Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

Also live on discovery channel, freaking wild, 23 miles up
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Re: Live Now! - Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

He's 1/3 the way up now…
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