An American is going to try and prove his that the Earth is flat. The man's name is Mike Hughes and he is 61 years old. He is a flat-Earther – who believes that the Earth is flat and not round. He has been interested in science for years and taught himself how to make a rocket. He will get into his rocket on Saturday and fire it of meters in the air. The rocket cost Mr Hughes $20,000 to make. Hughes said it is powered by and can fly at 800kmh. He told why he made his rocket. He said: "I like to do things that no one else can do. No one in the history of has designed, built and launched in his own rocket."
Mr Hughes says when he flies above Earth, he will take to prove that the Earth is flat and -shaped. He believes that the Earth is just a of land surrounded by large walls of ice at the . He said: "I don't believe in science." He added that his will "shut the door on this ball-Earth" idea. He is a little worried about the flight. He said: "It's as scary as , but none of us are getting out of this world alive." Hughes said he wants to run for Governor of California after his rocket . He hopes his flat-Earth will help him do this. People can see Mr Hughes' flight this live on his website. He said he has put out enough food for his four cats just in case something goes .