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Mad Mike Hughes Bio, Wiki, Age, Video, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Net Worth, Daredevil and Instagram

Mike Hughes Bio – Mike Hughes Wiki

Mad Mike Hughes was an American limousine driver, daredevil, and flat Earth conspiracy theorist known for flying in self-built rockets.

Hughes had been performing stunts for decades, making long-distance jumps in a limousine and, in more recent years, riding in his own homemade rockets. In 2018, his rocket soared nearly 1,900 feet into the air, landing in the Mojave Desert. In 2002, he set a Guinness world record with a 103-foot jump in a Lincoln Town Car stretch limo at a California speedway.

Mike Hughes Age

Hughes was born in 1955. He died on February 22, 2020, in Barstow, California, United States aged 64.

Mike Hughes Death

Mike Hughes died on Saturday, February 22, 2020, during an attempt to launch a homemade rocket outside Barstow in San Bernardino County, California. He had hoped to use the launch to reach a height of 5,000 feet, according to Space.com.

The launch was to be featured in “Homemade Astronauts,” a series on the Science Channel. After the incident Science Channel tweeted: “Michael ‘Mad Mike’ Hughes tragically passed away today during an attempt to launch his homemade rocket. Our thoughts & prayers go out to his family & friends during this difficult time. It was always his dream to do this launch & Science Channel was there to chronicle his journey.”

Mad Mike Hughes Video – Mad Mike Hughes Rocket Launch

Hughes was captured on video as he rode a rocket into the sky, failed to activate a parachute and then plummeted to his death.

According to freelance journalist Justin Chapman on Twitter, “Mad Mike Hughes just launched himself in a self-made steam-powered rocket and crash landed. Very likely did not survive.”

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