1. Discuss politics - join our community by registering for free here! HOP - the political discussion forum

Red Bull Stratos - a jump from 120,000 feet above the earth

Discussion in 'Science & Technology' started by Walter, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. Cruella

    Cruella Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2012
    Messages:
    4,311
    Likes Received:
    726
    sounds like they are going through final check on his equipment

    shouldn't be long now
     
  2. Cruella

    Cruella Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2012
    Messages:
    4,311
    Likes Received:
    726
    He's getting ready to jump....leaving the capsule

    Cnn is covering
     
  3. Walter

    Walter Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2006
    Messages:
    1,528
    Likes Received:
    163
    Location:
    Heart of Europe
  4. dogtowner

    dogtowner Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2009
    Messages:
    17,642
    Likes Received:
    1,436
    Location:
    Sec 9 Row J Seat 1 @ VCU home games
    glad it worked out well
     
  5. Lagboltz

    Lagboltz Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2008
    Messages:
    1,989
    Likes Received:
    134
    Location:
    Hurricane alley
    Wow! A perfect jump. I spent about 40 minutes looking at the live feed.
     
  6. Pandora

    Pandora Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2008
    Messages:
    11,790
    Likes Received:
    257
    Location:
    The people's republic of Eugene
    Thats what I thought too till I saw the picture
     
  7. Cruella

    Cruella Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2012
    Messages:
    4,311
    Likes Received:
    726
    They said his balloon was 10 times thinner than a plastic bag.
     
  8. Walter

    Walter Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2006
    Messages:
    1,528
    Likes Received:
    163
    Location:
    Heart of Europe
    A short video of the mission highlights:
     
  9. Gipper

    Gipper Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2009
    Messages:
    6,077
    Likes Received:
    387
    Location:
    Winter Wonderland
    What a great accomplishment. Among other things, it shows the tremendous ingenuity and bravery of Man.

    If Man was not so preoccupied with tyrannical centralized government, think of the wonderful things we could achieve.
     
  10. Pandora

    Pandora Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2008
    Messages:
    11,790
    Likes Received:
    257
    Location:
    The people's republic of Eugene
    wow!
    that is better than I thought it would be. That guy is B R A V E !
     
    Walter likes this.
  11. Walter

    Walter Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2006
    Messages:
    1,528
    Likes Received:
    163
    Location:
    Heart of Europe
    A spectacular new video: see the jump through Baumgartners eyes:

     
    Dude111 likes this.
  12. Dude111

    Dude111 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2008
    Messages:
    408
    Likes Received:
    6
    Wow the vids I saw were amazing,especially the one right above my reply here! ^^^


    Must be scary doing that!!!

    THIS BIDEO PROVES THE EARTH IS NOT FLAT! (All those ppl saying it is,insane!!)
     
  13. Dude111

    Dude111 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2008
    Messages:
    408
    Likes Received:
    6
Loading...

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice