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      10-09-2012, 12:26 PM   #1
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      10-09-2012, 12:29 PM   #2
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Live coverage on Discovery Channel starts in 30mins. I'll be watching
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The balloon needs 4 hours to hit the right height so i'm not watching it "all" the time...
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      10-09-2012, 12:52 PM   #4
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Was just about to ask the same question. I plan to check it out.
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      10-09-2012, 01:31 PM   #6
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As does YouTube:

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this is more interesting than anything else on the news
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      10-09-2012, 01:42 PM   #8
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Looks like it was scrubbed due to wind.
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Need less than 2MPH of wind up to 800ft to get a good launch. Was scrubbed with 5MPH today. Tomorrow looking like it won't happen either.
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Damned...

I feel sorry for him! Sitting hours in a oxygen tent and wearing that 12 kilo heavy suit...
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apparently the wind damaged one of the balloons and there's only 1 backup. tell me the guy has 3 parachutes just in case.
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