Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Extreme Sport of the Future: Space Diving

What blends the exhilaration of skydiving with the wonder of spaceflight? Space Diving. What is it? Thrill seekers take note: It entails jumping off a rocket ship with a parachute at an altitude of 120,000 feet or more.

Space activist Rick Tumlinson's latest venture is in the early planning stages, along with a sister endeavor Orbital Outfitters.

Read more about it here:

http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2007/06/11/222688.aspx

2 comments:

  1. Oh, cool. Sounds like 'Orbital Sky-diving' from Star Trek. Remember? B'Elanna Torres was into that.

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  2. That must have been Deep Space Nine. I didn't follow it as closely as the others, but yeah, sounds like the same idea.

    Another example of life imitating art. LOL

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