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Skydiver to Attempt Record-Breaking Supersonic Space Jump

Discussion in 'The OT' started by fluffybear, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. Feb 7, 2012 #1 of 47
    fluffybear

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    From Space.COM:

     
  2. Oct 8, 2012 #2 of 47
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    This is happening today, I thought I saw it in the guide for Discovery channel this AM, but it's not on the local cable co today (at work)
     
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    The online broadcast is now scheduled to begin at 11am MDT
     
  6. Oct 9, 2012 #6 of 47
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    11:30am MDT now.

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  7. Oct 9, 2012 #7 of 47
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    Just called off for today due to high winds...

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    Redbull's getting a nice ROI for this stunt :D
     
  9. Oct 9, 2012 #9 of 47
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    Sounds as if they may not get it off tomorrow either.
     
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    Update: Provided the winds cooperates, they will try again at 630am MDT tomorrow (Sunday) morning.
     
  11. hdtvfan0001

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    Which is now re-scheduled later this morning...

    This is the latest report on the blog:

    Live Blog is here:

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/post/felix-baumgartner-tries-record-breaking-jump-again-live-blog/2012/10/14/b7ddfc18-159d-11e2-be82-c3411b7680a9_blog.html

    Here's the website with the live feed:

    http://www.redbullstratos.com/
     
  12. hdtvfan0001

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    A further update as of 6:45 MDT:

     
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    It is on its way up
     
  14. JACKIEGAGA

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    Looks like a nice day
     
  15. fluffybear

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    And we have lift off!!

    Live coverage on Discovery
     
  16. JACKIEGAGA

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    How high is this jump from?
     
  17. JACKIEGAGA

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    Never mind just heard 120,000 to 130,000 ft
     
  18. yosoyellobo

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    At about what time will it reach that hight?
     
  19. JACKIEGAGA

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    Just record it on 278 it is on live.
     
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    Thanks, I was starting to have issues with the live web stream.
     

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