Flat Earthers Deny Falcon Heavy Launch, Call it Fake

Sometimes, you have news that you just can’t make up.  This falls into that category.

After the successful launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, and then ensuing video coming from the car in space (which, yes, I have to admit, does look fake, as even Elon Musk acknowledges it does), the flat-earther gang emerged from their Mom’s basement (yeah, I’m pulling that old trolly comebacker) to declare it was ALL fake, the launch, the video, the car in space.

The earth is STILL flat.  Don’t let your lying eyes tell you otherwise.

Yup, Flat-Earthers Think the Falcon Heavy Launch Was a Conspiracy

Yesterday’s successful launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket also sent an unusual payload into space: a cherry-red Tesla Roadster “manned” by a dummy named Starman and equipped with cameras that provided gorgeous views of Earth against the backdrop of space.

But flat-Earthers aren’t buying it.

“People who believe that the Earth is a globe because ‘they saw a car in space on the Internet’ must be the new incarnation of ‘It’s true, I saw it on TV!’ It’s a poor argument,” tweeted The Flat Earth Society, an organization dedicated to spreading the (incorrect) notion that the Earth is not round. “Why would we believe any privately held company to report the truth?” the organization added.

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