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Did You Watch Felix Baumgartner’s Jump from 24 Miles Above the Earth?

ABC News U.S. 2012/10/15 09:47:18
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  • Becky 2012/10/16 20:37:24
    I saw it
    Becky
    I saw it on the news after the fact. I sure wouldn't do it that is for sure!
  • Margaret Jacobson 2012/10/16 05:51:19
    I missed it
    Margaret Jacobson
    May e I will catch it on YouTube ?? If I remember to watch
  • Muver 2012/10/16 02:02:39
    I missed it
    Muver
    But I can watch it all over the news...
  • Venus in Furs 2012/10/16 00:55:53
    I saw it
    Venus in Furs
    It was awesome :) Loved it. Good job, Felix!
  • neumo42 2012/10/15 22:58:51
    I saw it
    neumo42
    +2
    bloody brave and brilliant
  • Beat Magnum True Hero 2012/10/15 20:08:52
    I saw it
    Beat Magnum True Hero
    +1
    I thought it was pretty awesome to watch. Better than all of the bickering.
  • Philo-Publius 2012/10/15 17:00:42
    I saw it
    Philo-Publius
    What I want to know is, is this really what the curvature of the earth should look like from a mere 24 miles up? (I took some screen shots periodically as I was viewing online yesterday):
    Felix
    I don't think it is. The commentator even remarked that such a drastic curvature should not have been seen; that it was 'exaggerated', or some type of optical illusion. Now, my question is, if at 24 miles high such a curvature is an optical illusion, why, at, say, 150-250 miles (International Space Station), or 350 miles up (space shuttle), would we think it's NOT an optical illusion?
    Math Boylan
    (Looks like the score right now is Math Boylan 1, Science 0.)
  • Beat Ma... Philo-P... 2012/10/15 20:08:29
    Beat Magnum True Hero
    +1
    Camera optics
  • Sodahead Founders are Fascists 2012/10/15 13:01:18
    I missed it
    Sodahead Founders are Fascists
    Don't care.

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