"Mad Mike" dies from his homemade rocket

"Mad Mike" Hughes died Saturday when his homemade rocket crashed near Barstow, California. Mola Lenghi reports.
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  • This man was the goat

    Master-n-Teach GFMaster-n-Teach GFGün önce
  • There is no such thing as Home made Astronaut. Just look at the endurance and hard training of the people who are choosen for space missions.

    Bishal ChetriBishal Chetri2 gün önce
  • No one is giving him enough credit for putting together a really effective rocket given his lack of scientific understanding.

    enderreedenderreed2 gün önce
  • "Homemade astronaut" makes as much sense as "homemade brain surgeon."

    Chien YangChien Yang4 gün önce
  • How does he look like a mix between a middle aged lesbian and doc brown from back to the future

    Bernard PotterBernard Potter4 gün önce
  • You cant help but admire that he tried. He was a rocket engineer who built a rocket and died trying to learn something while doing something he already loved. He died a daredevil, not a clown.

    amidointhisrightamidointhisright5 gün önce
  • He really was just a down to earth kind of guy

    MacK MustafaMacK Mustafa8 gün önce
  • It wouldn't be allowed in my country, you guys are idiots there.

    musairemusaire8 gün önce
  • Well, the Earth isn't flat but his body sure is. 🤓

    Hello ThereHello There8 gün önce
  • So, we were just suppose to take Mike's word for it? He goes up, says it's flat, and then all the science we know based on facts is wrong all of the sudden? Simple fact for flat earthers....It is what it is or it wouldn't be what it is.

    Diane UpshawDiane Upshaw10 gün önce
    • @Chien Yang Of course they do lol. Unfalsifiable claims are the hallmark of conspiracy theories.

      Diane UpshawDiane Upshaw3 gün önce
    • Some say he was murdered in the air to hide the truth.

      Chien YangChien Yang4 gün önce
  • Let’s just imagine that he was right but he’ll never be able to tell us cause he died.

    Jordi MolinaJordi Molina14 gün önce
  • actually seing him dying because the parachute wasnt strong enough would have been way better than knowing that he was gonna die as soon as the rocket launched

    artsybutartsybut15 gün önce
  • One less idiot

    Matthew LeakMatthew Leak19 gün önce
  • May not be the best idea but nothing is funny about a man death. He's not more idiotic than a majority of american btw. And saying that he was stupid will not make you smarter. He did his thing by himself unlike 99.99% of internet people who just are big mouth.

    Hanska CivHanska Civ19 gün önce
  • Very sad. What he attempted to do with a home built rocket was supposed to be an entertaining stunt. He knew he was not going to prove anything if he hit his target of 5,000 feet. I feel very sorry for his family and friends. He thought he took enough precautions but the engineering was seriously flawed. I've been building and flying large rockets since high school and the failure rate is very high as the rockets get larger.

    David MeadDavid Mead19 gün önce
  • OMG he's mcgyver

    rachm06rachm0620 gün önce
  • A perfect example of an american man 😂

    shekshek20 gün önce
  • Now hes flat himself

    chiko9100chiko910020 gün önce
  • Science is not fake guys. It is not a government conspiracy. Shame Ken Hamm didn’t tag along.

    Bubber CakesBubber Cakes21 gün önce
  • (🌎)

    جيريمي فلوريسجيريمي فلوريس21 gün önce
  • Mad mike wanted to die because he didn't even reach one mile in the sky...even a plane can fly as high as 7.5 miles mad mike could have just taken pictures our the window😂😂😂😂😂 but he died his way rip

    LesLes22 gün önce
  • what a waste of oxygen

    IgnoredIgnored22 gün önce
  • this just proves how out of touch with reality flat earthers are. he wanted to go to the ed of space in a rocket that wouldnt even burn fuel past the tallest building in the us. i mean you could stand on the empire state building and look down at the entire performance of that rocket launch. you cant even see the curve of the earth until 35k-38k feet. and this guy builds a rocket that goes maybe 200 feet? how did he think this was going to work? i think flat earthers have a problem with understanding scale.

    Sora KanzokuSora Kanzoku23 gün önce
  • Aww man );

    Dragon BeastDragon Beast23 gün önce
  • he was smart enough to build a homemade rocket in his garage he wasn´t smart enough to know that was a bad idea

    Rockwolf 012Rockwolf 01223 gün önce
  • THE EARTH IS NOT FLAt

    DO NOT SUB OR ELSEDO NOT SUB OR ELSE24 gün önce
  • At 64, one could never become smart enough. I’m not mad at him. I’m happy he lived this long.

    Kiki CyclogueKiki Cyclogue24 gün önce
  • The Bible speaks of the earth being a sphere. Enough Said!!!!

    cliftonsubercliftonsuber24 gün önce
    • The Bible also MANDATES abortion by chemically induced miscarriage in cases of infidelity. Numbers 5:11-31

      Peter SPeter S23 gün önce
  • Newsreader trying not to laugh.

    john newelljohn newell24 gün önce
  • Earth may be flat to you because of GRAVITY, people these days getting stupid due to Fortnite

    hii hiihii hii24 gün önce
  • Government rigged his parachute

    Put this in your pipe And smok itPut this in your pipe And smok it24 gün önce
  • Funny to see how many pretend to believe the earth is flat in these comments.

    Rebekah LindhRebekah Lindh25 gün önce
  • "Mike...can you hear me ????.....Mike...are you ok ?????"

    ricardo nazarioricardo nazario25 gün önce
  • It is sad, One man less who makes me laugh.

    r. hombergerr. homberger25 gün önce
  • It is sad, One man less who makes me laugh.

    r. hombergerr. homberger25 gün önce
  • One idiot lifted off into thin air. A bunch of idiots looked up ready to collect a body.

    quannga99quannga9925 gün önce
  • Earth is not a frisbee, garbage media.

    Heath HudnallHeath Hudnall26 gün önce
  • All you smug keyboard warriors love to bash the guy for his misguided beliefs, hey at least he's testing the,, when's the last time you built anything in pursuit of finding your own truth?

    Bugler55Bugler5526 gün önce
    • Yeah, exactly! That human had a strong belief and it doesn't matter bulshit or not. The only thing is matter Mike risked the most important thing his life to prove his right. This guy is a hero not an idiot. This project was a very risky one but Mike went into. "He died living out his dream" this is 100% correct!

      Attila KatonaAttila Katona24 gün önce
  • yeah u go mike! u proved that earth is flat... u see nasa and spaceX!!! U DOING IT WRONG !!! just strap some fireworks to your shuttles with fix tape and there you go 🤣

    pbpb26 gün önce
  • What an idiot

    CuntCunt27 gün önce
  • He should have been selected by NASA instead of Christina Koch !

    The ObserverThe Observer28 gün önce
  • Stuped men

    Samuel GSamuel G28 gün önce
  • Flat earth Mark Sargeant and many others must be put in jail for defaming NASA and the science communities. FE has made bold claim that are false regarding others and have purposefully spread falsities to the larger audience. As China puts it...these people must be “re-educated properly” before being released to society. Any kind of failure will mean life-long re-education time in the camp.

    Wow 613Wow 61328 gün önce
  • Something is flat alright... but it’s not the earth. Rest in pieces. Lol jk.. I’m sure he’s looking down on us from above.. if he didn’t crash before he got up there, that is!! 🤪

    A8B2A8B228 gün önce
  • Nope the Earth ain't a ball...he was murdered by u people. He would have proved. Neverthless, the Earth is quite visible as flat from above.

    Maliha AzureMaliha Azure28 gün önce
  • Flat? Round? Sphere? It’s definitely solid

    Earl KlinestubEarl Klinestub28 gün önce
  • 0:50 can someone explain to me how the whole world wouldn't be sunny all the time?

    GhostBearGhostBear29 gün önce
  • Clever guy in some respects. RIP buddy.

    RodewerksahedRodewerksahed29 gün önce
  • “IF YOU DON’T READ THE NEWSPAPER, YOU’RE UNINFORMED. IF YOU DO, YOU’RE MISINFORMED.”

    Pacific Northwest360BEARPacific Northwest360BEAR29 gün önce
  • Idiot Mike. Flat Earth is absurd.

    Chuck TaylorChuck Taylor29 gün önce
  • Most people just tie a gopro to a high altitude balloon. What an idiot.

    ivdubivdub29 gün önce
  • "they" killed him

    Flo morteforetFlo morteforet29 gün önce
  • 0:30 "I am the best hope to prove the flat earth". Yes indeed...

    RazvanRazvan29 gün önce
  • Yeah, I would let a guy who believes the earth is flat to build me a rocket in his gararge. Hey, got any unicorns for sale?

    Joe KingJoe King29 gün önce
  • I bet Burts Construction enjoys the publicity

    Torrance MTorrance MAylar önce
  • Come on , dam

    citizen xcitizen xAylar önce
  • Ummmm...why is absolutely No one surprised by this? 😜

    Jeff HallJeff HallAylar önce
  • Circle of Life

    kirk mullingskirk mullingsAylar önce
  • La CIA estadounidense lo saboteó, eso está más que claro como mensaje para cualquier otro que se atreva a desafiar al sistema.

    Rodwin WilletRodwin WilletAylar önce
  • Yo this guy was on tosh.0

    Tristan WheelerTristan WheelerAylar önce
  • And the Darwin award of the century goes to…

    COVIDeodromeCOVIDeodromeAylar önce
  • And the Darwin award of the century goes to…

    COVIDeodromeCOVIDeodromeAylar önce
  • last time....the earth is not flat!

    Andrew KeupAndrew KeupAylar önce
  • Play stupid games. Win stupid prizes.

    MidazMidazAylar önce
  • He must have had knowledge of physics and aerodynamics to build and launch his rocket , yet he thought the Earth " might "be flat .wow , modern science and ancient " science " existing in one man's mind at the same time . Cognitive dissonance.

    michael beamsmichael beamsAylar önce
  • He wanted the truth, which is truth, flat.

    Adam ForrestAdam ForrestAylar önce
  • I’m, how about a Southwest Airlines ticket instead? Built by actual scientists who know the earth is round.

    Rick KayRick KayAylar önce
  • The thing he did prove is that he is flat

    Creeperdude356 //Creeperdude356 //Aylar önce
  • but how do you explain the 18 minute gap in the tape ?

    don cahootidon cahootiAylar önce
  • Well, he was passionate about something even if it was hmmmm...... Yeah R.I.P

    David QDavid QAylar önce
"Mad Mike" dies from his homemade rocket