Skydiver successfully lands on Earth after jump from stratosphere

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

    Amazing accomplishment.
  5. Visit  nursel56 profile page
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    Wow, it is amazing. I remember visiting Roswell before all the UFO hoopla. It's a beautiful area.
  6. Visit  Elvish profile page
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    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 Elvish on Oct 15, '12
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  7. Visit  tewdles profile page
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    Pretty cool and takes some pretty good brass to attempt...
    nursel56 likes this.
  8. Visit  ArrowRN profile page
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    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. Visit  Medic2RN profile page
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    It was amazing to watch!
    tewdles likes this.

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