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Mike Hughes a 61 year old limousine driver launched a homemade rocket at the Mojave desert on Saturday. He launched his rocket into space to prove that the earth was a discuss shape. The scheduled launched was originally in November but he hit a couple of rocky patches and had to  reschedule. Hughes was in the air for about  minute before he had to jump out and deploy his parachute he was met by cheering fans and emergency personnel who rushed him to the hospital.

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