Mach and game

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    (More at: http://science.time.com/2012/10/15/baumgartners-jump-triumph-or-freak-show/)

    Some numbers here: http://theweek.com/article/index/234823/felix-baumgartnersnbspjump-from-space-by-the-numbers



    When he was spinning out of control (3:53) I guess people in the control room were already unsheathing their spoons and sc:rape:rs, lol

    I know, I know...a bit old, but I though somebody was going to post this
     
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    What I would've given to be in Mr. Baumgartner's shoes. The view from up there looked exhilarating, the curve of the Earth below you, the black of space above. Then like a fucking boss, he gives a jaunty little salute, and falls.

    I could imagine that reaching Mach 1 in naught but a space suit must've felt incredible.
     
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    Fuck it, you find someone to train me and give me a huge fucking endorsement deal. I'll do that shit, too. I'll even do it with my balls out.
     
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    Are you willing to lose the jewels for the fame and the money? (not the bitches, certainly...)

    ...low air pressure and temperatures of 70 degrees below freezing, conditions which could have caused his blood to boil and his balls to freeze...
     
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    I'd say having money, fame and a permanent place in history is a lot fucking better than wasting your life writing mediocre articles for time.com.
     
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    I purposely ignored this event, and I will continue to do so. I only have the vaguest idea what it was about, and I don't care to know more.