Man Hurt After Homemade Rocket Pack E...

Man Hurt After Homemade Rocket Pack Explodes

There are 7 comments on the WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg story from Feb 6, 2010, titled Man Hurt After Homemade Rocket Pack Explodes. In it, WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg reports that:

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. -- A 62-year-old Michigan man has been hospitalized with burns after the rocket backpack he built to power himself on a sled exploded, the Detroit Free Press reports.

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“Out in the West Texas”

Since: Mar 08

town of El Paso

#1 Feb 6, 2010
This dude is a sure contender for a Darwin Award.
beyond that

United States

#2 Feb 6, 2010
To Infinity and Beyond !....ut oh.:(
Parden pard

Bethlehem, PA

#3 Feb 6, 2010
Someone should take away his 3 stooges collection before he damages the neighborhood,,,,
Eire O Dynamics

Ravena, NY

#4 Feb 6, 2010
The coanda effect alone makes it dicey...

Since: Aug 09

King Of Prussia, PA

#5 Feb 6, 2010
William Pena wrote:
This dude is a sure contender for a Darwin Award.
Not unless he shows some genuine persistence. He didn't die yet.

Perhaps you meant he is a sure, sooner than later recipient of a Darwin Award.

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

South Bend, IN

#6 Feb 6, 2010
Rocket man,
burning off his jewels
up here alone.
Snow Funny

United States

#7 Feb 6, 2010
The would-be rocket was powered by a used auto muffler filled with gasoline and gunpowder.

That's entertainment.

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