Flat-Earther Finally Launches Self Into Space!

'Self-declared Flat Earth researcher and DIY steam rocket enthusiast  “Mad” Mike Hughes has finally managed to prove the haters wrong about  his ability to blast himself some 1,875 feet into the sky without being  crushed or scalded to death, the Associated Press reported on Sunday... After the failure of two previous attempts to launch his steam-powered  rocket with “RESEARCH FLAT EARTH” emblazoned on the side—first due to meddling government bureaucrats and then due to unspecified technical problems—Hughes finally managed to take off on Saturday from the Mojave Desert ghost town of Amboy, California.'

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