BLAST OFF: Man plans weekend trip in homemade rocket

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LIFTOFF: Mike Hughes says he'll reach space in his homemade rocket Saturday if he survives it.

A man who believes the Earth is flat is going to launch himself in a homemade rocket.

Mike Hughes is a limo driver and a self-taught rocket scientist.

He built a rocket out of salvage parts in his garage and set a launch date for Saturday.

He plans to fly over a small ghost town in California.

If he survives, he'll attempt to reach space, he says.

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