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Historic Leap Of Faith

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Posted on August 28th, 2007 at 4:24 pm

When Joe Kittinger parachuted from space, he not only made history, he also paved the way to save the lives of future space travelers.

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  • Posted 1:57pm April 17th, 2011

    Joe Kittinger has been one of my heroes for many years.  I thought I was doing something amazing when I jumped out of an airplane at 22,000 feet.  That was kid stuff!

    Sandy Scott 




  • Posted 6:23pm February 7th, 2008
    These are the true heroes, not the football players and basketball players America seems so intent on adoring.



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