The 64-year-old 'Mad' Mike Hughes has died after his rocket he hoped to launch into outer space crashed into the ground. Daredevil, flat-earther 'Mad Mike' Hughes dies in crash of homemade rocket in California 'The parachute ripped off at launch so the rocket went straight up in an arc and came straight down' "Mad Mike Hughes just launched himself in a self-made steam-powered rocket and crash landed.

Before the tragedy, the Californian … Jennifer Leman, Men's Health • February 25, 2020. Flat-Earther shoots homemade rocket, and self, 1,875 feet up. The fatal rocket crash occurred Saturday afternoon in Barstow, California, near Highway 247, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office said in a statement reported by CNN.. Hughes was made famous by daredevil tendencies and a goal to launch himself into space. Daredevil Dies in Failed Homemade Rocket Launch to Prove Earth Is Flat.
Photo credit: Twitter/justindchapman. With a homemade rocket and steam power, "Mad" Mike Hughes intends to prove the earth flat by launching himself 1,800 feet into the air. Mike and his assistants had built the homemade rocket in his back yard, reportedly spending $18,000 (£14,000). By Joe Pappalardo. He had made the rocket so he could blast himself off to outer space to prove his theory that the earth was flat. I think it obvious you need more kitty litter in the top or pack the kitty litter harder. Daredevil dies after homemade rocket crashes “Mad” Mike Hughes, 64, died on Saturday near Barstow, California, after a rocket that he had built and crashed into the … 10 Rocket Launch Failures That Changed History. Daredevil "Mad Mike" Hughes died Saturday (Feb. 22) during his latest attempt to launch into the sky on a homemade rocket powered by steam. From Men's Health "Mad" Mike Hughes, a daredevil and prominent supporter of the flat-Earth theory, died February 22 after his homemade rocket crashed into the ground. The rocketeer hoped to reach the Kármán line, the point at … A videotape of the incident, in which the rocket appears to fail shortly after take-off in the Mojave Desert outside Barstow, California, was posted to Twitter by Justin Chapman, a freelance journalist who was filming the launch. After a number of failed attempts, flat-Earth "researcher" Mike Hughes finally gets his rocket, and himself, skyward to prove a point. Everyone’s heard the mantra "space is hard." These 10 launch disasters show how many things can go wrong. Some folks fail to internalize the message. Flat-Earther “Mad” Mike Hughes died over the weekend when his homemade rocket slammed into the desert.

Michael "Mad Mike" Hughes died at age 64 on Saturday after a failed attempt to launch a homemade rocket into space.

A daredevil pilot and flat earth theory enthusiast has been killed after his self-made rocket crashed into the ground. 3 months ago. A man who claims that Earth is flat tried to leave it in a homemade rocket Saturday but failed to overcome the gravitational force of a 13,166,800,000,000,000,000,000,000-pound sphere …