Felix Baumgartner’s space jump captivates Internet | A News Fuse

Felix Baumgartner’s space jump captivates Internet | A News Fuse

Lahore : Pakistan | Oct 15, 2012 at 2:53 AM PDT
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Felix Baumgartner's record-setting jump from the edge of space captivated millions watching the Red Bull-sponsored event live online via YouTube. And the 43-year-old Austrian skydiver's two-hour, 24-plus-mile balloon ascent and harrowing four-minute freefall in a pressurized spacesuit provided plenty of fodder for those on Twitter. "And you thought your weekend was exciting," Twitter user @wonderwamy wrote. "I seem to have tuned into the part of #spacejump where ground control is explaining to Baumgartner how to build an IKEA bookshelf," Dave Itzkoff wrote on Twitter. "Instagram it or it didn't happen," Kathleen Schmidt tweeted. Read Full Story Click Here

MobeenAhmed is based in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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