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Jump from 120,000 feet

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by BrowningBAR, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    Just about 44,000'.

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  2. fossil

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    Wow thanks for posting I would a missed it.... 107000....
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    Almost missed it.

    This is cool.
  6. BrotherBart

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    Now over the jump altitude and going through the jump checklist.

    Via Con Dios Felix.
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  7. btuser

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    Oh my gosh, we're accelerating.

    Caught in a tractor beam!
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    hossthehermit Minister of Fire

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    That baloon looks about ready to blow up
  9. btuser

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    "Ok, we're gettin' serious now, Felix.....let me know when suit pressurizes."

    Wouldn't it be funny if after he fills his suit, that he couldn't fit through the door?
  10. jharkin

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    Here we go!,,,,
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    jharkin Minister of Fire

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    Chute!
  12. btuser

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    Pulled it before the free-fall record.
  13. begreen

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    Classy landing!
  14. PapaDave

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    Looked like he just walked from the sky.
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    My heart was in my throat! !!!
  16. btuser

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    Even though I knew what was going to happen and why he was up there I still wasn't ready when he jumped.
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    I really wonder what the price of that was, from start to finish, and where all the $$$ came from. (I probably couldn't afford his helmet paint job).
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  18. btuser

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    Lotta Red-Bull.
  19. begreen

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    Previous attempts have cost over $20M. Red Bull was a big sponsor.
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    The vidcam of him standing at outside the capsule was fantastic. The whole thing was impressive. Looking forward to seeing the video from the cameras that were attached to his suit.
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    This wasn't the angle I liked best, but, still pretty cool.
    [​IMG]
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    Here's the angle that I liked. It just seems amazing that he was standing on the ledge, in what seemed like space, preparing to jump back to earth.
    [​IMG]
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    BBC reported today that the expected advertising and appearances revenue should net a cool 100M pounds. That should cover the costs nicely and RedBull gets a one of a kind advertisement to the entire world (over 100M viewers watched the event). I liked their choice of background music.

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    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    And then there was this one.

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    Read a bit about Red Bull today. Very interesting. Actually, my cousin's son in Durango Colorado has worked on several of Red Bull's many X-treme sports productions...he's something of an X-treme sportsman himself. Anyway, I was thinking that if Red Bull was a nation, I'd consider moving there. Very profitable with a terrific balance sheet, not at war with anyone, admired around the world, and they have a space program. What's not to like? :cool:

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