Flat Earth advocate dies after homemade rocket crashes

(www.engadget.com)

The saga of "Mad" Mike Hughes and his homebuilt rocket has come to a tragic end. The Flat Earth advocate died on February 22nd at the age of 64 when the chute for his steam-powered rocket detached shortly after launch, leading to a high-velocity crash in the desert near Barstow, California.

Well this is unfortunate. I wonder if he has the answer he has sought for so long to verify …