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nuttjelly

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Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« on: August 01, 2012, 02:55:29 PM »

For those who may not know one of the bravest (imo) Americans is a native Floridian. Colonel Joe Kittinger. In 1960 NASA asked him assist research high altitude parachute fall, he was all in. Here is the video of the jump from 102,800 FEET (19 miles) that is three times the altitude a commercial airliner cruises.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcT8lKKpeXs

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Kittinger

This buds for you Colonel Joe!  :surfgod:
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Re: Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2012, 04:57:35 PM »

Love this comment:



Dude can't get his pants on. Balls are too big

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Re: Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2012, 08:55:58 PM »

I love this kind of stuff. 

Very entertaining and educational, I never heard of this guy.

He IS a badd ass.

Thanks Nutt!
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Re: Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2012, 06:46:40 AM »

Haha. Did you hear him call 104.1??? Interesting guy. Super sharp still for his age too!

On that jump his suit had a hole or something in it and he was supposed to scrub the whole thing, but he jumped anyways. How badass is that?
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Re: Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2012, 07:05:50 AM »

I just watched that full video. Yes it is badass.

I love how the guys who picked him up didnt have any special clothes or gloves on or anything. He pretty much went into space right? It looks like it.
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Re: Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2012, 02:00:28 PM »

yeah out of the atmosphere. I see him at the end on the ground, plugging his nose trying to clear his ears or equalize himself. Yeah 102,800' ='s 19miles that is just nuckin futs!!

a native Floridian! My newest hero.
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Re: Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2012, 02:27:39 PM »

Is this new? Strang I walk into the Hosp this morning and a few of the techs were talking about this guy. I thought I had big balls but this guy takes the cake for real.
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Re: Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2012, 09:11:05 PM »

I hope it goes well for him.   That's amazing!
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Re: Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2012, 06:23:33 AM »

He's suppose to jump in about an hour.

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Re: Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2012, 07:17:34 AM »

nice work SO!  :surfgod:
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Re: Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2012, 07:26:36 AM »

What time is launch Eastern time zone?
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Re: Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2012, 08:53:20 AM »

Red Bull has done great supporting aviation. Def gives you wings.
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Re: Colonel Joe American Bad Ass
« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2012, 11:41:03 AM »

1pm rooster...

countdown is on the page
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