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Daredevil 'Mad' Mike Hughes blasts off in homemade steam rocket, to see if the Earth is flat [Video]

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Daredevil 'Mad' Mike Hughes blasts off in homemade steam rocket, to see if the Earth is flat [Video]

A daredevil inventor who believes the Earth is flat blasted himself around 570 metres (1,875ft) into the air in a rocket before landing with a bump. 'Mad' Mike Hughes, 61, a US limo driver from California, was slightly injured when his steam-powered rocket launch ended with a hard landing in the Mojave Desert on Saturday. "This thing wants to kill you 10 different ways," said Mr Hughes, who said the crash left him with an aching back. The daredevil blasted off shortly after 3pm local time with no countdown or fanfare. Mr Hughes reached an estimated 350mph before activating his...

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