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    Red Bull Stratos Live right Now!

    Trying to break the speed of sound in freefall. Live right now. He will fall from 23 miles up.

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    just came here to post that!

    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    It's live on Discovery Channel too. Just passed though 90,000'! Frickin' crazy, but I'm glued to the TV and delaying my ride to see this live.

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    Its painfully boring right now!!!

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    Yeah been watching live streaming video myself. Excited for the jump!

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    1st record!
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    bout to jump!

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    Just frigging awesome

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    yup crazy stuff... no freefall record for him though...sucks

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    that was insane.
    If you arent bleeding, you arent riding hard enough.
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    I think he hit Mach though!
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Amazing he could sit down in that capsule with balls that big!

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    His Mom is a total MILF...Just saying.

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    I turned it on when he was moving to the edge of the seat. Holy Crap! Pretty good drama as the speedometer kept rising before you saw him gain control. That was a free fall.


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    Yep... This confirms it... I'm a wuss.

    That was an amazing jump though. Had to be crazy for him when his visor fogged. That would creep me the hell out

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll View Post
    I think he hit Mach though!
    Mach 1 is 761 MPH, Felix went 729 MPH.

    I'm glad Joe K kept his longest free fall record, doing that **** in the 1961 was way more gnarlier, he deserves to hang on to a record, IMO.

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    man, I missed it, and now I can't find a replay of the video anywhere....
    -It's time to shred some mild to moderate gnar!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by codyh12345 View Post
    Yep... This confirms it... I'm a wuss.

    That was an amazing jump though. Had to be crazy for him when his visor fogged. That would creep me the hell out
    im gonna guess that is the reason why he popped his chute when he did and didnt get the freefall record.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jackbombay View Post
    Mach 1 is 761 MPH, Felix went 729 MPH.
    umm at sea level @ 'average' temp. maybe

    Mach is not a constant, and where Felix was, I think it was around 690mph to break the sound barrier.
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    All I know is that it was a trip, kind of crazy hearing about the stories of when the dude jumped in the 60's with a lot less technology that dude was a freak!

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll View Post
    umm at sea level @ 'average' temp. maybe

    Mach is not a constant, and where Felix was, I think it was around 690mph to break the sound barrier.
    I knew it changed, but I though (incorrectly) that the speed of sound increased as altitude increased. It turns out the speed of sound varies significantly because of air temp and not just density which I didn't know.

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    Press conference about to start - same live feed as posted above
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Mach 1.24!! - 833mph!!
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Absolutely amazing!! Far beyond stunt, even science, for just the heavenly perch!


    ( I heard he was pushed. )

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    This should be posted again! - Joe Kittinger's (#1) is @ 6:13

    Felix Baumgartner is @2:19 (#7)

    Honestly... ahh I give up

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