Somewhere Out In Space

Somewhere Out In Space

Picture standing atop its launching platform, the Saturn V booster and Apollo combination bound for the Moon. It is 1969, and the Saturn V – Apollo packet stands about 300 feet tall. Trouble is, only about 10 feet or so of this skyscraper will return to Earth....
Mad Mike Onward And Upward

Mad Mike Onward And Upward

2.5 Million dollars, that’s the Annie-up for entering the space race. So says Rocket Man Mad Mike Hughes as he stands before his purple and blue painted hand-built genuine rocket. It sits there on it’s custom sled designed for easy wheeling around the shop...
The Law Of Improbability Stalks NASA

The Law Of Improbability Stalks NASA

Do you still use the first refrigerator that you ever had? Do you still use the same TV you bought back in the 90’s? Or drive on the same tires that you bought your car with? Of course not! That’s because the law of improbability stalks things like...
Mad Mike Hughes Rocket Launch Was Delayed

Mad Mike Hughes Rocket Launch Was Delayed

The Rocket Man delayed his launch set for August 17, 2019 due to technical issues with the rocket. This is an attempt to break his own world record set in 2018. The record, 1,875 feet and 300+ MPH gained him recognition and made many people that had laughed at him...
Mad Mike Hughes Flies Again

Mad Mike Hughes Flies Again

On August 17th of this year Mad Mike Hughes, the world’s only TRUE astronaut, is setting up his home-made launching pad and attaching it to his rocket. He will once again attempt what Evil Knievel and others apparently could not do. To build, launch and pilot a...