The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Daily Express
Self-taught rocket scientist “Mad Mike” Hughes plans to launch himself 1,800 feet (550 metres) and fly through the air at 500mph in his steam-powered vessel made of scrap metal.
The 61-year-old limo driver has spent £15,000 ($20,000) building his rocket and his goal is to get 10 miles high so he can prove the Earth is disc-shaped.
He also used protective Rust-Oleum paint and he bought a motor home on craigslist which he converted into a launch vessel.
The flight is planned for this weekend and is the first step in his flat-Earth space programme.
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Mr Hughes said: “I don’t believe in science. It’ll shut the door on this ball Earth.”
He goes on to explain that NASA is controlled by round-Earth Freemasons and Elon Musk is making fake rockets.
In the future, he plans to make a rocket thatpost was originally published on this site