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Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

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Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

http://www.redbullstratos.com/live/
Anyone else watching the stream?  How is the quality.  I'm seeing some complaints from some friends of mine on Virgin Media cable.
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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

Have to restart the stream every few minutes on an iPad here

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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

Lots of buffering on a MacBook Pro..

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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

that link is in HD but even on a lower quality stream it buffers a lot with my 4mbit  and change connection
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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

It's on TV - BBC News channel for starters, probably others.
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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

Watched it on BBC News Channel - very impressive
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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

SWMBO had other plans for the TV Sad

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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

Have a read of my post here.

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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

I would imagine it's down to the Millions of people all over the Globe watching Live !!
At the same time.....
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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

I had a great continuous view of the live feed, via Demon ADSL Max.
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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

The stream ran absolutely fine for me, no buffering or anything.
Also, it was kinda impressive just watching him step forward and go.. Wonder what was running through his mind.
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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

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Wonder what was running through his mind.

Dunno but somehow I very much doubt it was "**** I forgot to turn the iron off"  Cheesy
I didn't think it would be possible to be honest given that terminal velocity is supposed to be something like 120mph but hey ho he did it so I'm proven wrong!
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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

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Wonder what was running through his mind.

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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

Could you count on red bull? - Click here to find out  Cheesy
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Re: Red Bull Stratos - freefall from the edge of space

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I didn't think it would be possible to be honest given that terminal velocity is supposed to be something like 120mph but hey ho he did it so I'm proven wrong!

Such low air pressure means he's not got the drag holding him back.  Hence why he had to go so high to get the record! Cheesy
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