Skydiver successfully lands on Earth after jump from stratosphere

  1. Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner landed safely on Earth after a 24-mile jump from the stratosphere in a dramatic, daring feat that may also have marked the world's first supersonic skydive.
    http://www.khou.com/news/Skydiver-be...174096721.html
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  2. 7 Comments

  3. by   VivaLasViejas
    Unbelievable. The guy must be street-rat crazy even to attempt such a stunt.....but ya gotta give him his props for doing it!
  4. by   Tweety
    ^^ What Viva said.

    Amazing accomplishment.
  5. by   nursel56
    Wow, it is amazing. I remember visiting Roswell before all the UFO hoopla. It's a beautiful area.
  6. by   ElvishDNP
    I think he is really cool and really brave. If he'd died, goodness knows he'd have died doing what he loved! A bajillion cool points to him for taking the risk even if people thought he was a fool.

    A nice meme that popped up in my facebook feed this AM is a pic of him in his spacesuit and it reads, "I don't always skydive, but when I do it's at 700mph from the edge of space." LOL
    Last edit by ElvishDNP on Oct 15, '12
  7. by   tewdles
    Pretty cool and takes some pretty good brass to attempt...
  8. by   ArrowRN
    lol this topic is funny...seeing only the first part of the topic sentence, I was thinking "where did he jump from the moon?" lucky he did not burn to a crispy fry
  9. by   Medic2RN
    It was amazing to watch!

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