'Mad Mike' Hughes killed in homemade rocket crash | USA TODAY
Homemade rocket-builder 'Mad Mike' Hughes was killed in a launch attempt crash for science show.
The 64-year-old died in his homemade steam-powered rocket. The stunt was being filmed for a new TV series for the Science Channel called "Homemade Astronauts."
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  • InfamousJuice77

    That's some Wile E. Coyote shit right there

  • Emma Parker
    Emma Parker

    Wait people actually believe the earth was flat 😬

  • You not Whoopin me
    You not Whoopin me

    These flat jokes weak ash😂

  • Sean Leafgreen
    Sean Leafgreen

    Fitting end really . Flat Earther flattens himself ... with the help of earth

  • Jorge Gonzalez
    Jorge Gonzalez

    Wheres the video of the impact

  • Yoshi92

    Darwin Award 2020

  • soulless

    Hughes was 64. He was also extremely stupid.

  • Rob Cracker
    Rob Cracker


  • Imasurvivor

    Guys, this is a conspiracy to prevent the discovery of flat earth!! Plus, it was destined to happen. Hear me out. He wanted to hit the karman line, which is 62 miles in altitude, and he was 64 years old. 64-62=2. And he died by hitting the ground 2 fast. Whoa, right?

  • Angelo A
    Angelo A

    Natural Selection in action

  • Dm TD
    Dm TD

    I knew that would happen 2 years ago, that was the next think it would happen when a low iq60 brain thinks he is a rocked science and try to build trash to go to see the fairy tale edge that would have happen now or soon there is nothing you can do.

  • Dm TD
    Dm TD

    I knew that would happen 2 years ago, that was the next think it would happen when a low iq60 brain thinks he is a rocked science and try to build trash to go to see the fairy tale edge that would have happen now or soon there is nothing you can do.

  • 김성훈

    몸을 평평하게 만들고 죽었네

  • Angelo ANN
    Angelo ANN


  • alex shapovalov
    alex shapovalov

    this man was alive and kicking unlike most of believers in round earth or other "facts" they only believe and never understand

  • Julio Rowana
    Julio Rowana

    What was the Discovery channel hoping to happen by encouraging him to do this?

  • Bass Cossack
    Bass Cossack

    he died for what he believes. i mean, that is dedication. it's disappointing how all this happened because of one...

  • Old Cigarette
    Old Cigarette

    At least he went out with a bang. Better than gasping for breath as you die of coronavirus.

  • xproDJx

    LMAOOOO a balloon would of been 100x cheaper safer and go way higher. Not even sad Darwin took its course.

  • Chróme Cancerígeno
    Chróme Cancerígeno

    Munkeys throwing themselves into the sky inside metal cans with giant slingshots.

  • Hot choco Yum yum
    Hot choco Yum yum

    This is why you put your parachute in the top, not the bottom like Hughes.

  • Josh Jackzone
    Josh Jackzone

    Well. Gravity exists take that flat earthers

  • Trevin

    Last thing he saw was the curvature of the earth, then Spud! Always find out who packs your chute

  • Xelry

    Bro yall stupid theres a new video hes alive

  • Benedict ,T Largo
    Benedict ,T Largo

    The earth is not flat

  • Maurice green
    Maurice green

    UMMM wtf so the network should be held responsible for encouraging such dangerous acts for money ....using possibly a mentally disturbed person too try too make a dumb TV show ..Dont tell me he had the money for all that before they showed up ......yeah right

  • ™ᙠ uɐqnƆ ˙˙˙ssǝ⅄
    ™ᙠ uɐqnƆ ˙˙˙ssǝ⅄

    When I was like four or five, possibly six, I had this idea that I could sneak out of the house with my bedsheet, climb to the top of a palm tree somehow and parachute down with the sheet. Obviously I chickened out from ever doing it, but I just bring that up to point out that kid me had the same energy as this guy with his "homemade steam-powered rocket propelling him to the edge of space" fantasy. Minus the suicide balls I guess. Anyway rest in peace. He grifted the flat earth community into funding his hobby, and he died doing what he loved... So there's that.


    Idiot : 0 Earth : 1 Next...

  • Bumble - Bee
    Bumble - Bee

    He did not prove that the earth is flat , but that it is solid he succeeded

  • Dragonight King
    Dragonight King

    Yeah right his rocket is so short and nasa rockets are soo big just to put them to space lol nasa is not stupid nor any space enterprise that lauches rockets to space

  • raygen rogue
    raygen rogue

    It's so sad because the last thing he saw was Earth's curvature.

  • Pi

    Why's everyone downplaying the loss of life so much here yes he made his own rocket but obviously thought it would work. Calling him an idiot for doing this is like saying the astronauts who died in early Apollo missions were idiots.

  • alessandro valle
    alessandro valle

    dedicated to mike! translation in description tr-my.net/watchvideo/video-sCspwbq32pU.html

  • RJ AnIms
    RJ AnIms

    If the earth is flat, than why do I see hills in the back? 0:46

  • Travis Madsen
    Travis Madsen

    ...So tight restrictions and sanctions on a $500 RC drone but ZERO on a "Homemade steam rocket???" ....OKAAAAY!!! ....What if it hit a commercial airliner on the way up???

  • GameDude Redd
    GameDude Redd

    *German Missile Test 1945 Colorized*

  • BrunovskyB

    I always lose Kerbins like this.

  • JT23


  • Randall Swanson
    Randall Swanson

    This premature parashoot deploymet was simalar to what happened with Evel Kenival's Grand Canyon rocket jump. Watch at 21:OO tr-my.net/watchvideo/video-VX3rS0mecgw.html "Evel Knievel - The Frost Interview"

  • The Ultimate Reductionist
    The Ultimate Reductionist

    Mike "Pro-Censorship" Hughes faked his "death" just like he faked all his "rocket launches" with CGI.

  • john baxter
    john baxter

    well if it had not been for the chute deploying it would have been a different story I reckon rest in peace mike

  • Fagdalf The Gay
    Fagdalf The Gay

    Good riddance. Another dumb flat earther out of the way.

  • LangyX

    Sad thing about this is Whos going to look after his cats now?

  • john smith
    john smith

    If his death was natural selection as some retards here claim, then if the governments wipe out 95% of the population to adhere to the Georgia Guidestones is also natural selection so all you can do is shut it and swallow it.

  • Zombiehunter115

    This is what happens when you get a great idea when your drunk.

  • Lucas

    Poor guy, last moments must have been terrifying.

    • Gordon Bricker
      Gordon Bricker

      I hope he accepted JESUS during his very last moments!

  • frozenPIGZ

    He may not have proven flat-earthism, but he did prove Darwin's theory of natural selection...

  • Two Eye
    Two Eye

    He had some successful launches under his belt already. I'm not saying he should have done this, but I do think what he did was rather impressive.

  • TechnoTempleStudios

    Scratch one flat earther that's just gotten flattened by the earth.

  • DrugTalk 101
    DrugTalk 101

    This guys a freaking idiot!!! The only reason he went up there was to fulfill his dream to prove flat earth correct... anyone attempting that to prove something already disproven deserves whatever the outcome is! FREAKING IDIOT!!!😂😂😂😂😂💩👈🏻‼️

  • Patrol Pilot
    Patrol Pilot

    Hahahahahahahaha...... Inhale.....Hahahahahahahaha

  • Red Mayhem
    Red Mayhem

    Darwin awards anybody?

  • Nick Makaia
    Nick Makaia

    There were 2 mad mike’s, now there’s one. The other has earned the name “flat mike”

  • Gorgest Boi
    Gorgest Boi

    This is just natural selection in a world with modern medicine

  • Yellow_ NeXUs
    Yellow_ NeXUs

    Bruh wtf did he expect to happen

  • PG Speaking
    PG Speaking

    NASA must have sabotaged his rocket

  • Walter Santos
    Walter Santos

    The 2020 Darwin awards are off to a great start I guess this mans dream fell flat 🌏🌐

  • OzzyPinoy Traveller
    OzzyPinoy Traveller

    A steam powered rocket...... What could possibly go wrong 🤔

  • Christopher Ray
    Christopher Ray

    The power of belief... it can convince you the earth is flat, and it can convince you that you can shoot yourself 64 miles straight up into space... on STEAM.

  • TrainMaster15

    I have a plan. Mass produce the rockets and put 1 or 2 flat earthers in each one. Send em up and watch them fall.

  • Mark Stockford
    Mark Stockford

    "Burt's Construction" - sounds reliable enough for me to get on it.

  • Garrett Bivens
    Garrett Bivens

    He was a flat earther

  • J P
    J P

    He could’ve just got a very expensive drone. RIP man

  • Angry Commenter
    Angry Commenter

    This is why you dont want to be a flat earther

  • IkLms11

    Awww come on. Show the crunch!

  • Phillip Clarke
    Phillip Clarke

    Darwin Award

  • James

    100% of flat earthers voted for Trump...let that sink in.

  • karadan100

    I guess his head is as flat as the earth now.

  • Capt. Killingfield
    Capt. Killingfield

    He got just high enough before ejection, that one of the last things he ever saw, was the curvature of the Earth.

  • Per Johansson
    Per Johansson

    I wonder if he found out the truth up there before he died