'Mad Mike' dies from his homemade rocket


A self styled daredevil died Saturday after a rocket which he launched himself crashed into the ground mad Mike Hughes died after the homemade rocket crashed on private property near Barstow California Justin Chapman of freelance journalists told the AP that he and his wife witnessed the crash they said the rocket appear to rub against the launch apparatus which might have torn the parachutes attached to it Hughes recently signed on with the science channel to document his project on the television program homemade astronauts in March twenty eighteen Hughes who believe the earth is flat propelled himself about one thousand eight hundred seventy five feet into the air before a hard landing in the Mojave

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