Mike Hughes repairs a steam leak on his home-made rocket after a previously cancelled launch. But on Saturday, he blasted himself about 1,875 feet into the air before a hard landing in the Mojave Desert. Photo: AP

‘I manned up and did it’: flat Earth believer and self-taught rocket scientist blasts off into California sky

Mike Hughes shot himself 1,875 feet into the air before a hard landing in the Mojave Desert, and he now plans to go higher to prove the Earth is shaped ‘like a frisbee’

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Mike Hughes repairs a steam leak on his home-made rocket after a previously cancelled launch. But on Saturday, he blasted himself about 1,875 feet into the air before a hard landing in the Mojave Desert. Photo: AP
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