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Skydiver aims to break sound barrier in free fall

Discussion in 'Science & Technology' started by Sasqui, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. AlienIsGOD

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    Mofo is crazy, they need to release some helium from that balloon.
     
  2. entropy13

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    127k ft and still climbing
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Well that sucked! What is up with the merger? :mad:
     
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  5. entropy13

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    Will be jumping soon now!
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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  7. entropy13

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    Depressurizing capsule now, it's coming.
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    It is on!!!
     

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  9. entropy13

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    Door opened!
     
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    Two threads on the same topic. Logic?
     
  11. entropy13

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    He's now descending...
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    He is jumping!!!!!
     

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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    That was an old thread!

    YEAH HE DID IT!!!!!!
     

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    729mph max speed!!!
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    so cool!!!!
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    He was spinning for a while, I thought he lost it.
     
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    WOOOHOOOO,:toast::respect:
     
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    'Chute has been opened

    Land-based cameras can see him now

    He has landed!

    *Edit your posts
     
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  20. trickson

    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Me too! I was screaming at the screen! :eek:
     
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    Great! This made my Sunday!
     
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    DAMN i missed the accual jump lol

    any body has a link for a video of the jump?
     
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    I was watching on Discovery Channel HD... After the spin and chute deployment, he landed on his feet!

    They should have dropped a cat first. :laugh:

    I can't find anything yet, but I'm sure it'll be published soon.
     
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    I had it playing on my computer but I was busy getting a replacement hard drive and waiting for AAA to jump my car after I fixed my exhaust which also broke. Doh! No muffler on a turbo'ed car is loud. :p
     

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