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1960's space jump [col. Joseph Kittinger]
PIT_FACE at 9:21AM, May 29, 2009
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i think this is definatly one of the coolest things ever. the video's explanation is enough to know why. this guy probably fell to earth faster then most people would have becuase i'm sure he had balls that weighted 10 tons each.

i've always wanted to go into space without a space ship. granted in a space ship would be beyond amazing as well, but to have barely anything separating you from the breath of the universe…what the hell could you even compare that too? and yes,yes, i know it's not out of planetary orbit or anything,but still, it's THERE.

i'd probably loose it up there though.hell, i got myself stuck on top of a peice of playground equipment last month.haha!

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subcultured at 10:23AM, May 29, 2009
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holt shit! thats cool!
i would get scared of fallling into the void of space
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PIT_FACE at 6:37AM, May 31, 2009
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haha, i think a lot of us would, though i guess being that high up, you dont feel yoursself falling.
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ParkerFarker at 8:57AM, May 31, 2009
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that's pretty cool, but wouldn't he burn up in the atmosphere or something?

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Puff_Of_Smoke at 11:43AM, May 31, 2009
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I'm also wondering how he survived the Thermosphere. Must be his suit.
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ParkerFarker at 2:15PM, June 1, 2009
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that's one cool suit

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PIT_FACE at 2:35PM, June 1, 2009
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huh, actually a really good question. i'd like to know that too.
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sweetninja566 at 2:59PM, June 1, 2009
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Well he just set a whole new Bar for Evil Knievel
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bravo1102 at 5:13AM, June 2, 2009
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I'm also wondering how he survived the Thermosphere. Must be his suit.

He wasn't in the Thermosphere. He was in the Stratosphere being at 30 km above the earth. The Thermosphere is 80-85 km.

Amazingly on a previous jump in 1959 the pressurization of his glove failed and it swelled to 2-3 times normal size! He went on the fly three tours in Vietnam and spend 11 months as a POW in the Hanoi Hilton.
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PIT_FACE at 2:01PM, June 3, 2009
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I'm also wondering how he survived the Thermosphere. Must be his suit.

He wasn't in the Thermosphere. He was in the Stratosphere being at 30 km above the earth. The Thermosphere is 80-85 km.

Amazingly on a previous jump in 1959 the pressurization of his glove failed and it swelled to 2-3 times normal size! He went on the fly three tours in Vietnam and spend 11 months as a POW in the Hanoi Hilton.
now, THAT'S an intruiging human being!
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ParkerFarker at 2:13PM, June 3, 2009
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I'm also wondering how he survived the Thermosphere. Must be his suit.

He wasn't in the Thermosphere. He was in the Stratosphere being at 30 km above the earth. The Thermosphere is 80-85 km.

Amazingly on a previous jump in 1959 the pressurization of his glove failed and it swelled to 2-3 times normal size! He went on the fly three tours in Vietnam and spend 11 months as a POW in the Hanoi Hilton.
now, THAT'S an intruiging human being!

what a cool guy

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seventy2 at 2:19PM, June 4, 2009
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he is now my hero, that i set the bar to beat.
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