posted on Oct, 6 2012 @ 12:01 PM
First of all, this guy has huge stones
With that said, there are some things that I dont understand.
First of all, how in the hell can his suit stand up to re-entering the atmosphere?
You seen what happened to the shuttle when it lost a few heat panels.
Secondly, his parachute and cords must be made out of some kind of tough ass futuristic material to keep from ripping apart when its deployed
Edit, I cannot figure out whats wrong with this link
Should anyone else be planning the feat Felix Baumgartner will undertake on Tuesday morning, this weekend would be a time of sleepless nights and
dread-filled days. For 23 miles up on the edge of space, and wearing only a pressurised suit and a parachute, he will pause at the hatch of his tiny
capsule as it ascends into the heavens beneath one of the biggest balloons ever made. Red Bull Stratos announced Friday that the jump by extreme
athlete Felix Baumgartner have been moved from Monday to Tuesday thanks to a cold front with gusty winds. The jump can only be made if winds on the
ground are under 2 mph for the initial launch a balloon carrying Baumgartner. Read more:
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edit on 6-10-2012 by Juggernog because: (no reason given)
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