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« on: November 22, 2017, 05:04:36 AM »
Been following this guy?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/11/21/this-man-is-about-to-launch-himself-in-his-homemade-rocket-to-prove-the-earth-is-flat/?utm_term=.f6c4538ccb47

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Seeking to prove that a conspiracy of astronauts fabricated the shape of the Earth, a California man intends to launch himself 1,800 feet high on Saturday in a rocket he built from scrap metal.

Assuming the 500-mph, mile-long flight through the Mojave Desert does not kill him, Mike Hughes told the Associated Press, his journey into the atmosflat will mark the first phase of his ambitious flat-Earth space program.

Hughes’s ultimate goal is a subsequent launch that puts him miles above the Earth, where the 61-year-old limousine driver hopes to photograph proof of the disc we all live on.

“It’ll shut the door on this ball earth,” Hughes said in a fundraising interview with a flat-Earth group for Saturday’s flight. Theories discussed during the interview included NASA being controlled by round-Earth Freemasons and Elon Musk making fake rockets from blimps.

....eeeehhh, don't think this is going to end well.  Like one of the previous stunts.

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he acknowledged that he still had much to learn about rocket science.

“This whole tech thing,” he said in the June interview. “I’m really behind the eight ball.”

That said, Hughes isn’t a totally unproven engineer. He set a Guinness World Record in 2002 for a limousine jump, according to Ars Technica, and has been building rockets for years, albeit with mixed results.

much to learn, will go unlearned, 'cause you're gonna look like a big red smear across the desert sand on Google Earth.

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Hughes only recently converted to flat-Eartherism, after struggling for months to raise funds for his follow-up flight over the Mojave.

It was originally scheduled for early 2016 in a Kickstarter campaign — “From Garage to Outer Space!” — that mentioned nothing about Illuminati astronauts, and was themed after a NASCAR event.

From Garage to Bright RED Smear across the Desert!   Funding this guy is another way of yelling "JUMP!" to that guy on a building ledge!  Yer a sick individual.

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Hughes had actually flown in a rocket, he noted, whereas astronauts were merely paid actors performing in front of a CGI globe.

“John Glenn and Neil Armstrong are Freemasons,” Hughes agreed. “Once you understand that, you understand the roots of the deception.”

The host talked of “Elon Musk’s fake reality,” and Hughes talked of “anti-Christ, Illuminati stuff.”

... maybe he was the guy Buzz Aldrin punched in the face?  (Hey, those guys had NADS!)



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He won’t be able to test the rocket before he climbs inside and attempts to steam himself at 500 mph across a mile of desert air. And even if it’s a success, he's promised his backers an even riskier launch within the next year, into the space above the disc.

“It’s scary as hell,” Hughes told the AP. “But none of us are getting out of this world alive.”

This is true.

Yup!  This is why they say, "Don't try this at home."   Here's the guy who's up for the challenge.   Can I take out a life insurance policy on him?  I mean, it'd be like a guaranteed payout, right?   Imagine strapping this onto your rear....   "What's that big RED streak of ? across the desert, sort of looks like Rust-Oleum paint ...?"   Yeah, part of it is, the rest... well, it's a Flat-Earther.



Note: The trailer hitch is not part of the Rocket, no, he isn't gonna build an Jules Verne Moon Train Rocket.


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