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Old 09-26-2012, 07:35 AM   #1
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Record-setting space skydive to take place October 8 - SlashGear

An Austrian skydiver is going to jump out of a balloon capsule from 23 miles (126,500') up. The drop will take about 16 minutes, and he'll break the sound barrier on the way down.

I'm waiting for someone to jump from the ISS.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:48 AM   #2
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Record-setting space skydive to take place October 8 - SlashGear

I'm waiting for someone to jump from the ISS.
Has anyone been counting how many folks get out of the Soyuz capsules?

Maybe someone has 'jumped.' You wouldn't even need 'cement overshoes.'
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Old 09-26-2012, 02:15 PM   #3
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I'm surprised he could find a balloon powerful enough to lift his brass balls.
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Old 09-27-2012, 07:22 AM   #4
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Somebody here reminded me of a '70's animated movie that started with a rabbit leaving orbit on a chopper. I saw that in the 70's at a drive-in that ran weird movies like that. I remember thinking it was really, really cool.
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Old 09-27-2012, 11:49 AM   #5
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Somebody here reminded me of a '70's animated movie that started with a rabbit leaving orbit on a chopper. I saw that in the 70's at a drive-in that ran weird movies like that. I remember thinking it was really, really cool.
Dude, a LOT of things were "really, really cool" on Windowpane....


(and didn't the last time this dude do this, he was drivin' a '53 Vette?)
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Old 09-27-2012, 04:22 PM   #6
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Oh Lord, I think I just had a flashback...
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