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(Red Bull)   Wind is great, balloon inflated, all is a go. Link to live stream of Red Bull Stratos   (redbullstratos.com) divider line 997
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2012-10-14 01:53:28 PM  

TanSau: He's operating real slow.
sounds like symptoms of hypoxia


Yes. This concerns me.
 
2012-10-14 01:53:38 PM  

IMDWalrus: Gosling: Map says he's on the high side of the ridge now.

Where are you seeing the ground track?


Google Earth crossed with their latitude/longitude readings.
 
2012-10-14 01:53:46 PM  
Roswell is standing still... We are all rooting for you!
 
2012-10-14 01:53:55 PM  
Too bad he won't live but, then again who does....Oh wait , this guy.
 
2012-10-14 01:54:02 PM  

iron_city_ap: Felix is soo getting laid tonight.


Or scraped up with a shovel. We'll see.
 
2012-10-14 01:54:05 PM  
Holy hell that view is amazing..I've got heart flutters just watching him.
 
2012-10-14 01:54:27 PM  
Don't skip steps!
 
2012-10-14 01:54:41 PM  
Sunglasses secured.
 
2012-10-14 01:54:49 PM  
Item 13. Tray table in upright position.
 
2012-10-14 01:54:53 PM  
Item 16 - tray table stowed
 
2012-10-14 01:54:54 PM  
Something bad is going to happen when they open that hatch.
 
2012-10-14 01:54:56 PM  

poonesfarm: iron_city_ap: Felix is soo getting laid tonight.

Or scraped up with a shovel. We'll see.


Well, either way he's farked.
 
2012-10-14 01:54:59 PM  
Butthole clenching time...
 
2012-10-14 01:55:02 PM  
Space: The Final Frontier

These are the voyages of a guy in a tin can.
 
2012-10-14 01:55:06 PM  

Need Help Soonish: Roswell is standing still... We are all rooting for you!


good luck, we're all counting on you
 
2012-10-14 01:55:08 PM  
Tray table in upright and locked position!
 
2012-10-14 01:55:11 PM  

way south: Don't skip steps!


Yeah, that first one is a doozy.
 
2012-10-14 01:55:11 PM  
DAMNED!
farm9.staticflickr.com
 
2012-10-14 01:55:12 PM  
This is either the balloon or one of Felix's balls...
 
sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net
 
2012-10-14 01:55:23 PM  
So why are we doing this? Just because it's neat or does it somehow cure cancer?
 
2012-10-14 01:55:24 PM  

way south: Don't skip steps!

 
2012-10-14 01:55:28 PM  
fwoop?
 
2012-10-14 01:55:29 PM  
Drifting towards some actual roads, but he's on the high side of the ridge and Roswell will need some extra time getting to him.
 
2012-10-14 01:55:32 PM  
Balloon topped out now at about 127,690 feet.
 
2012-10-14 01:55:38 PM  
1.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-10-14 01:55:41 PM  

PanicMan: Space: The Final Frontier

These are the voyages of a guy in a tin can.


Iloveyousomuch
 
2012-10-14 01:56:00 PM  
ah just under 39km
 
2012-10-14 01:56:03 PM  
Step 23 Cue up the AC/DC upon fall
 
2012-10-14 01:56:20 PM  

Silly Jesus: So why are we doing this? Just because it's neat or does it somehow cure cancer?


Because some civilians could afford it.
 
2012-10-14 01:56:21 PM  
Item # 21

Give this jump the Bidness
 
2012-10-14 01:56:21 PM  
Item 20; please make sure all cell phones and electronic devices are turned off.

/oh, wait, not that one.
 
2012-10-14 01:56:21 PM  

TanSau: He's operating real slow.
sounds like symptoms of hypoxia


He's breathing pure O2 so he's not hypoxia unless there's a biiiiig pressure leak.
 
2012-10-14 01:56:23 PM  
This is nerve-wracking.
 
2012-10-14 01:56:25 PM  
That older guy (his dad?) with the family is reading a book while this is going on...
 
2012-10-14 01:56:54 PM  

Silly Jesus: So why are we doing this? Just because it's neat or does it somehow cure cancer?


High altitude bailout option for future astronauts.
 
2012-10-14 01:56:57 PM  
Oh, god, that hissing. o_0
 
2012-10-14 01:56:57 PM  

HotIgneous Intruder: Silly Jesus: So why are we doing this? Just because it's neat or does it somehow cure cancer?

Because some civilians could afford it.


Because Science!
 
2012-10-14 01:57:01 PM  
Initialize AC/DC "Shoot to Thrill". Pull down Ironman mask
 
2012-10-14 01:57:07 PM  
It's up to 14 degrees F outside the capsule?
 
2012-10-14 01:57:11 PM  
Is that a soundstage I see out the window?
 
2012-10-14 01:57:26 PM  
suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com

/
 
2012-10-14 01:57:50 PM  
I don't think it's inflating. Oopsies.
 
2012-10-14 01:57:53 PM  
Suit is pressurized. So that's good.
 
2012-10-14 01:57:56 PM  

Mawson of the Antarctic: AC/DC Tom Petty



FREEEE FALLIINN
 
2012-10-14 01:58:09 PM  

Silly Jesus: So why are we doing this? Just because it's neat or does it somehow cure cancer?


Because it encourages people to drink Red Bull?
 
2012-10-14 01:58:15 PM  
Snakes on the capsule?
 
2012-10-14 01:58:15 PM  

HotIgneous Intruder: It's up to 14 degrees F outside the capsule?


Yep, once you get past a certain altitude the temperature starts to rise
 
2012-10-14 01:58:24 PM  

bigpeeler: Something bad is going to happen when they open that hatch.


media.egotvonline.com
 
2012-10-14 01:58:39 PM  
That's a lot of gas.

/I told Him to skip the beans.
 
2012-10-14 01:58:40 PM  
Godspeed young man.

Try not to pee your pants as you break the sound barrier.
 
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