Flat-earther Mike Hughes dies at 64 after crash-landing his homemade steam-powered rocket during a launch in California.
The curious scientist Hughes crash landed on Saturday near Barstow, California, footage of the incident shows Hughes propelling himself into the air on the steam-powered rocket.
Homemade Astronauts, a new TV show which is set to air in Discovery channel had recorded the incident live.
Hughes was a well-known daredevil, engineer and conspiracy theorist He wanted to launch himself into space to prove that the earth was flat.
The rocket crashed in the air 48 seconds after launch falling back down to the ground as shrieks from horrified spectators are heard in the background before it crashes.
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