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Photos: Skydivers set a record

Two teams of skydivers create canopy formations using record numbers of people, including three aerospace engineers.
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81-person skydive

A team of skydivers set a canopy formation world record as dusk descended on rural Florida. The team, with a record 81 people, included three Kennedy Space Center Engineers: Dave Hillebrandt of United Space Alliance, Kevin Keenan of Lockheed Martin and NASA's James Bolton. The skydives took place Nov. 25 and 26, 2005, over Lake Wales, Fla.

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85-person skydive

The canopy formation team raised the world record to 85 people on Nov. 25, 2005.

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