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Mad Mike Hughes - Tests, Launches, Developments

Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:37 pm

For today, our spaceman and hero extraordinaire, Mad Mike Hughes, plans to shoot himself up to 62 kilometers altitude to see if the earth is truly flat. (In truth, Earth is a cube, and each side is flat.)

Are you watching it live? What do you think?

https://www.madmikehughes.live/


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Re: Mad Mike Hughes - Tests, Launches, Developments

Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:58 pm

flyingturtle wrote:
For today, our spaceman and hero extraordinaire, Mad Mike Hughes, plans to shoot himself up to 62 kilometers altitude to see if the earth is truly flat. (In truth, Earth is a cube, and each side is flat.)

Are you watching it live? What do you think?

https://www.madmikehughes.live/


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Per the update it appears he is not going to launch due to issues with land management and the FAA.
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Re: Mad Mike Hughes - Tests, Launches, Developments

Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:23 pm

Well, I'm not sure if that update refers to his February 2018 attempt - because he had similar issues in 2017...


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Re: Mad Mike Hughes - Tests, Launches, Developments

Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:17 pm

flyingturtle wrote:
Well, I'm not sure if that update refers to his February 2018 attempt - because he had similar issues in 2017...


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I just have a hard time figuring out how a person that is self taught, and believes in a flat earth, is going to launch a rocket that will get him anywhere close to 61 KM up.
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Re: Mad Mike Hughes - Tests, Launches, Developments

Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:27 am

Ironcally, if you precisely measured the point in the sky where the inevitable explosion happens, the velocity vector of the vehicle at the time and then precisely measure the coordinates of where the various limbs end up, you could probably get a decent measurement of the coriolis effect, whereby this heroic man's demise could be used to prove the earth is indeed a spinning sphere...

Love the title, btw.
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Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:45 pm

:old:

Mr. Mad eyes a launch on March 24th, according to his latest posting at https://www.facebook.com/madmikehughes/


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Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:29 pm

Yay! They have a video of the flight... but from a distance:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UAHORcbvvQ


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Re: Mad Mike Hughes - Tests, Launches, Developments

Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:08 pm

Well, I have to hand it to him... That was courageous. The kind of courageous that borders on suicidal.

With an altitude of 1875 ft, however, he was just shy of making it into space. I wonder if that was high enough to see the edge of our flat earth?
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Re: Mad Mike Hughes - Tests, Launches, Developments

Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:35 pm

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With an altitude of 1875 ft, however, he was just shy of making it into space.


Just shy. However, it was high enough to confirm that the Earth is flat. :rotfl:

Francoflier wrote:
I wonder if that was high enough to see the edge of our flat earth?


The YouTube video clearly shows the Earth isn't flat, it's concave! :wink2:
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