Man skydives from 13 miles above Earth

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  1. shakirmoledina
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    Amazing, red bull does give you wings.

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  2. Lilith Valentine

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  3. frogboy

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    Silly man, skydiving isn't worth it if you don't jump from the moon.
     
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  4. Thesolcity

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  5. BORTZ

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    I cant wait till we have people burning up in the atmosphere from skydiving.
     
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    Impressive, if they really send him out in outer space I'm wondering how much that actually costs (money and environmental waste)
     
  7. the_randomizer

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    The last person who did that (Joe Kittinger) experienced almost no friction whatsoever, reaching speeds of 988 km/h. No thanks, I think I'll stay on good ol' earth.
     
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    That's amazing. I've always wanted to go Skydiving. I'm really envious of this man. Just imagine the thrill and what he's experiencing that we don't.
     
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  10. TehSkull

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    Bro, I'd so feel like Master Chief if I did this.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETOSwvgvqaM#t=23m35s
     
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  11. Sicklyboy

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    That scene always bugs me. The animation is shit and I just can never wrap my mind around the perspective of it.
     
  12. prowler

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    It's not environmental waste for Earth if it gets blasted into space!
     
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  13. FAST6191

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    I remember watching this http://www.ted.com/talks/steve_truglia_a_leap_from_the_edge_of_space.html a couple of years back but glad to see someone got there.

    Edit might as well have the youtube embed.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eR22lqzdIHU
     
  14. X_XSlashX_X

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    I totally wanna attempt this now!
     
  15. Gahars

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    Well, that guy now has a pretty conversation starter.

    "Oh, you like hiking? That's cool. I jumped from thirteen miles above the Earth. No big deal or anything."
     
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