This Man Is Launching Himself in a Homemade Rocket to Prove Earth Is Flat

Slootvreter

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At 4000 meters you could just jump out of a plane and snap some pics.

Let me guess, skydiving planes are also part of the conspiracy, they spray mind altering gas into the cabin just before you jump right?
I've got some pics from the top of Table Mountain :crylaugh:
 

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[video=youtube_share;rQuxjvFfJvA]https://youtu.be/rQuxjvFfJvA[/video]
 

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Meet The People Who Think The Earth Is Flat (HBO)

[video=youtube;4ylYvNnP1rg]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ylYvNnP1rg[/video]
 

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If you are sitting on the beach you can look toward the horizon and the curvature of the Earth is obvious.

If you have doubts and don't trust your eyes, set up a camera on a tripod on the beach and take a panoramic 180 degree shot of the horizon.

Take the picture of a professional and have the whole thing printed out. Stick it up on your wall. Take a long piece of string and with a building level mark out a dead straight line from one side of the horizon to the other. The curvature of the Earth is blatantly apparent.

If at that point you still think that maybe the building level is wrong and refuse to believe, then you have successfully navigated into Loony Tunes territory and may need to seek professional help for borderline paranoid delusions and possible psychosis.
 

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If you are sitting on the beach you can look toward the horizon and the curvature of the Earth is obvious.

If you have doubts and don't trust your eyes, set up a camera on a tripod on the beach and take a panoramic 180 degree shot of the horizon.

Take the picture of a professional and have the whole thing printed out. Stick it up on your wall. Take a long piece of string and with a building level mark out a dead straight line from one side of the horizon to the other. The curvature of the Earth is blatantly apparent.

If at that point you still think that maybe the building level is wrong and refuse to believe, then you have successfully navigated into Loony Tunes territory and may need to seek professional help for borderline paranoid delusions and possible psychosis.
What?

Is this sarcasm? Or are you expecting the 'ends' of the horizon to not be level? You cannot see the curvature, all you see is the horizon, at that is always a circle...no bending or curving of the line.
 

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I hope he succeeds, and shows us live video footage. The thing about the flat earth movement is they don't prove anything.
 

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"Landing" seems to be doing a lot of work in that headline.
Well, technically the rocket did not 'crash', the parachute failed to deploy properly, and it made a hard landing.

Semantics:
A good landing is one you can walk away from, a great landing is when you can re-use the aircraft. This was neither...
 

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Well, technically the rocket did not 'crash', the parachute failed to deploy properly, and it made a hard landing.

Semantics:
A good landing is one you can walk away from, a great landing is when you can re-use the aircraft. This was neither...
There's video.

The parachute deploys on launch... right in the rocket's exhaust.

This was never going to end well.
 

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What is it with these "Shusters" Wonder if it is a relation of our one and only?
Darren Shuster, a former representative for Hughes, told TMZ the daredevil was "one-of-a-kind".
 
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