A scientist will try and prove his that the Earth is . Mike Hughes, 61, is a flat-Earther – who believes that the Earth is flat and not . He loves science and taught himself how to make a rocket. He will get into his rocket and fire it of meters in the air. The rocket cost Mr Hughes $20,000 to make. It is powered by and can fly at 800 kmh. He told why he made his rocket. He said: "I like to do things that no one else can do. No one in the of mankind has designed, built and launched in his own rocket."
Mr Hughes will take photos to prove that the Earth is flat and -shaped. He said the Earth is a lot of surrounded by walls of ice at the . He said his project will "shut the on this ball-Earth" idea. He is a little worried about the . He said: "It's as scary as , but none of us are getting out of this world ." Hughes wants to run for Governor of California. He hopes his flat-Earth will help him do this. Mr Hughes' flight will be live on his website this . He said he has put out enough food for his four cats just in case something goes .