Altitude jump record in progress

Altitude jump record in progress

Postby Graham Kennedy » Sun Oct 14, 2012 3:59 pm

A mission to beat the free fall record of 120,000 feet is currently in progress. The record has stood for some decades, and the guy jumping is expected to break the speed of sound on the way down!

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Re: Altitude jump record in progress

Postby Griffin » Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:40 pm

Well, that was cool.
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Re: Altitude jump record in progress

Postby Mikey » Sun Oct 14, 2012 7:14 pm

Meh. Let the guy watch my kids for a night, then I'll call him brave. ;)
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Re: Altitude jump record in progress

Postby Teaos » Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:23 pm

I wonder how long this record will stand for, the next attempt wont get so much press now.
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Re: Altitude jump record in progress

Postby Vic » Wed Oct 17, 2012 3:50 am

Orbital jump right around the corner!
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Re: Altitude jump record in progress

Postby McAvoy » Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:35 pm

Nice! That has to break the record now right?
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Re: Altitude jump record in progress

Postby Captain Seafort » Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:01 pm

Cool. Mad Austrian: 1, some drunk from Montana: 0. :)
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Re: Altitude jump record in progress

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:10 pm

Teaos wrote:He got to Earth in 0.000136 seconds!!!

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Re: Altitude jump record in progress

Postby Vic » Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:15 am

What else can one expect from that hack network? :roll: It doesn't on the other hand take away from that absolutely awesome achievment!
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Re: Altitude jump record in progress

Postby Atekimogus » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:40 am

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Re: Altitude jump record in progress

Postby IanKennedy » Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:22 pm

Yes, that ran through my mind too.
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