Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Live Redbull Stratos Launch + 3 UFO's?

Were they balloons or UFOs, seen on the live feed of the RedBull stratos launch?
Your comments appreciated - we received multiple emails from readers about this today:
"Hi, i'm watching the Redbull Stratos lauch site live and there is 3 or 4 UFO's hoovering in the sky."

As part of Red Bull’s Stratos mission to the edge of space, Felix Baumgartner will ascend for three hours in a stratospheric balloon to 120,000 ft or around 36.58km. He will make a freefall jump to the earth, reaching supersonic speeds. His supporting team of expert includes retired United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Kittinger, who holds three of the records Baumgartner is attempting to break. Kittinger’s record jump from 102,800 ft in 1960 was during a time when no one knew if a human could survive a jump from the edge of space. Kittinger was a Captain in the U.S. Air Force and had already taken a balloon to 97,000 feet in Project ManHigh and survived a drogue mishap during a jump from 76,400 feet in Excelsior I. Read more

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Those are balloons, the same objects were visible during daytime too.

http://www.redbullstratos.com/technology/high-altitude-balloon/

Anonymous said...

Those are balloons, the same objects were visible during daytime too.

http://www.redbullstratos.com/technology/high-altitude-balloon/

Anonymous said...

Lol that's funny.. They are balloons so they could test the wind strength.. It was far to windy to launch the project.. So they canceled. Don't worry they are not spaceships lol ;)

Greg St. Pierre said...

So, these balloons were tethered?