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Old 07-11-2012, 12:31 PM   #56
Top_Bunk
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Originally Posted by cowmoo32 View Post
F that, I'm thinking 100k+ ft, near-space.
In that case... umm... a lot of money, unless you're planning something fairly high-risk.

A guy by the name of Olav Zipser has been concurrently working on a low-budget and less publicized jump from space, flying a rented satellite rocket to 131,000 ft.

http://moonandback.com/2012/03/01/in...ecord-attempt/

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