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PostTue Oct 09, 2012 2:32 pm » by Mike2k12


Edit* Looks to be weather balloon's on a string testing for wind speed after a closer look.

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PostTue Oct 09, 2012 2:36 pm » by *WillEase*


Mike2k12 wrote:Edit* Looks to be weather balloon's on a string testing for wind speed after a closer look.


You would be correct. :flop:

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PostTue Oct 09, 2012 2:48 pm » by Zabernismer


According to the team around Baumgartner he is about to drink a smoothie before he put on the suit and get ready for takeoff. The last day he has remained on a special diet. According to the medicalteam round daredevil, he must stick to a lowfiberdiet. It is important that he eats food that passes through the system quickly and does not build up gasses. This can cause problems because they can expand in the body because of the low pressure atmosphere.

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btw,they are now info,ing that its gonna be a 1-2 hours delay.

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PostTue Oct 09, 2012 5:07 pm » by *WillEase*



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PostTue Oct 09, 2012 5:23 pm » by *WillEase*


Balloon layout has begun. Mission delay over! Stay tuned!

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PostTue Oct 09, 2012 5:54 pm » by *WillEase*


Estimate where Felix will land
Enter now for a chance to win an exclusive prize from the Red Bull Stratos Mission

http://www.redbullstratos.com/the-mission/drop-zone/

Here's my guess...

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PostTue Oct 09, 2012 6:13 pm » by *WillEase*


Less than an hour till launch...

http://www.redbullstratos.com/live/

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PostTue Oct 09, 2012 6:16 pm » by Nihilgeist


Zabernismer wrote:According to the team around Baumgartner he is about to drink a smoothie before he put on the suit and get ready for takeoff. The last day he has remained on a special diet. According to the medicalteam round daredevil, he must stick to a lowfiberdiet. It is important that he eats food that passes through the system quickly and does not build up gasses. This can cause problems because they can expand in the body because of the low pressure atmosphere.

:nails: :obsessed:


btw,they are now info,ing that its gonna be a 1-2 hours delay.



I don't get that. Wouldn't his suit be pressurized (self-contained environment) to atmospheric pressure, and therefore his skin and internal organs and internal gases would be under the same pressure? Or are they concerned in the case of a pressure leak (A just in case scenario) ?

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PostTue Oct 09, 2012 7:22 pm » by The57ironman


what the hell was that flexible tube all about..?
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....remember.............the bible was one of the first.......
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PostTue Oct 09, 2012 7:25 pm » by *WillEase*


4 minutes till launch.


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