First Man in Space

Skydiving from the edge of the world

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+11 1. dizwa commented 13 years ago

fuck man... the sensation of being up there at 30k meters must be incredible. nice vid.
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+5 2. SeanzBeanz commented 13 years ago

Absolutely amazing!
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-5 3. archis commented 13 years ago

I was blown by this video away
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-9 4. badboy007 commented 13 years ago

that guy is stupid
and i want you all to down rate me up to -20 or even more if possible.
thanks for your help.
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+4 5. sitaauk commented 13 years ago

who is filming him in 5:12 ?
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-1 6. PortugaL26 commented 13 years ago

Extraordinary achievment..
and the song fits well with the video.
anyone knows the name? :P
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+3 7. Voutelamberopipi commented 13 years ago

#4 i'm so tired of rating whores
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+1 8. sleepless90 commented 13 years ago

7number dunno the name but I think its moby
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-5 9. badboy007 commented 13 years ago

hey #7 go fuck your self.
down rate this shit too
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0 10. fixento2 commented 13 years ago

Stupid? His bravery and contributions were necessary for man's flight into space. It appears that the spirit of curiosity and discovery is not a universal trait in humanity. The absence of that spirit within man, we still wouldn't be using fire. However, in my opinion the documentary would be better without the redundancy.
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-3 11. rhadook9 commented 13 years ago

#8 that's not moby... it's james lavelle-in a state
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0 12. smokinntokin commented 13 years ago

He must have a massive set of bo##ocks. ( or he froze em off ) He stepped up for MANKIND. Everyone slagging him off, would you have the guts to lob your self off a glorified deck chair into the void ? inspirational, maybe a head banger definetley.
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+2 13. spetzialist commented 13 years ago


But here, the shitty beats and vocal are from some remix. Original suits this better obviously.

PS: Watch the movie if you have not yet, all time fav.


Check this out too, first few minutes on this are the same vid as posted here but the parts are in correct order. Plus great music that fits perfectly ;).
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+2 14. bimlaban commented 13 years ago

During his freefall, one of the gloves to the suit, opened up and depressurized his arm. it became so "inflated" that the suit forced a patern on his arm, it became normal at the end of the day.
And the knowledge of how low pressure and lack of protection from it, comes from his jump.

you dont see people like that anymore. taking such a risk for knowledge :)
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+3 15. DarkiKun commented 13 years ago

all these "downrate me plox attention needy bitches" should just get banned to be honest, this is not a website for bullshit like that. (i have a 2 month old little bro and even he is not THAT NEEDY! jesus)

as for the vid, wow i can only imagine how that feels, being up that damn high, and just jumping down! =O
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0 16. Jamiem commented 13 years ago

Wow, congrats to the people posting Boards of Canada, they have some of my favourite albums, and as for that video, it is my al time favourites.

I guess the relevance of posting this video now is because someone in the last week has said they want to beat his record and go from even higher and actually beat the speed of sound. He was the same guy who flew over the British Channel with the metal wings.
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-2 17. PortugaL26 commented 13 years ago

@Spetzialist, thanks a lot for the info my friend.
and i'll certainly watch the movie. :P
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0 18. refresh commented 13 years ago

While we're at it..Felix Baumgartner plans to break this 50 year-old record in april this year, and the interesting fact is that Joe Kittinger (man in this video) is in his team as co-ordinator. Felix will be jumping from 36.576 meters (120.000 feet). Good luck!
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+2 19. spetzialist commented 13 years ago

BoC is at the top of my chillout playlist :).

My pleasure :).
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+4 20. ramtekguns commented 13 years ago

when the press asked him why he does these things
his reply was some one has to.
he also endured a rocket sled on rails and a minus 40G stop
and lived he is truly a great American
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0 21. famajah commented 13 years ago

He's got balls of STEEL! Kudos, man, all the kudos in the world.
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0 22. chuchesaku commented 13 years ago

The song is moby's....
i love both Moby and BoC and this is definitely not BoC.
The song in this movie is a feat and features U N K L E .

Here's the youtube link for the original:
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-1 23. Vizzer commented 13 years ago

Lol he's using AOL instant messenger in the background.
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-1 24. De_Micco commented 13 years ago

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0 25. joeman commented 12 years ago

cheapshot #(removed comment)
and I like you...
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0 26. thundersnow commented 7 years ago

Cool video, what a brave guy...I'm sure things weren't calculated as accurately as today and the outcome wasn't as predictable either so even more amazing. Thx for sharing!