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Next generation spacesuits? Please. It's a stunt for red bull. U think any astronaut actually intends to escape a failed rocket and parachute to safety? In what dream world would this happen?
One man -- zero life insurance policies!
Mission aborted for today.
Postponed is the more accurate word. Not cancelled.
I am guessing that it will be aborted a few more times. It is tough to have a go for launch when it requires wind less that 2mph.
Darn, I was really looking forward to this..
"extreme athlete"?? Puh-leeze. "Extreme advertising", maybe. We used to call these guys "dare-devils", and pay money to see if they'll die, this time. The idea that there is "science" going on here is pure smoke and mirrors. You could drop a rock, with a camera on it, and learn as much. Yup, gravity works.
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