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Hopefully it isn't too windy.


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TigahRag
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slim thug
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Man I hope the guy doesn't die and it's live streamed on the internet


GeorgeTheGreek
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Talk about drama!!


slim thug
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Apparently his body will like break apart and it'll be really gruesome


mpar98
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will it be on tv?


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GeorgeTheGreek
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He'll be fine. Way too much research, technology and money in it.


slim thug
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You're right.


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CaptainsWafer
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What's the point of the jump? Not being a dick, I genuinely don't know what it's supposed to accomplish/prove/test.


TigahRag
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what if he goes too high and burns up upon re-entry live tim robbins did in mission to mars ?


arrakis
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Man I hope the guy doesn't die and it's live streamed on the internet

Pretty easy to build a delay into the feed. With corp sponsors picking up the bill, they'll make sure the content is controlled.


slim thug
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It'd be a helluva way to go, rag.


The Sad Banana
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What's the point of the jump? Not being a dick, I genuinely don't know what it's supposed to accomplish/prove/test.
He's going to break four records. I think they've been standing for 50 years.


GeorgeTheGreek
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I read the 5 ways he could die on Fox News yesterday. They were all brutal.


elprez00
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What's the point of the jump? Not being a dick, I genuinely don't know what it's supposed to accomplish/prove/test.


A little history lesson:

This was one of the original proposed methods of emergency escape for the Mercury space program, but NASA thought it was to difficult to test and didn't pursue it. From orbit, technically you could use an inflatable heat shield, then jettison and freefall if this works.

That being said, I think this guy is trying it just to break the record. Captain Kirk said it best while climbing El Capitan: "Why do you climb a mountain? Because its there."


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tracytiger
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One is his blood could boil.


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hg
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re: Red Bull Stratosphere Jump: Jump Accomplished
Stratosphere Jump > Tightrope over Niagra Falls


GeorgeTheGreek
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#mercdapopcorn


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