Rapper B.O.B raising money for own satellite to prove Earth is flat | Inquirer Technology

Rapper B.O.B raising money for own satellite to prove Earth is flat

/ 02:09 PM September 26, 2017

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has long confirmed that the Earth is indeed round, but it hasn’t stop conspiracy theorists from insisting that it’s flat.

American rapper B.O.B. is one of those non-believers, and is bent on raising funds to launch his own satellite and prove his claim.

The 28-year-old hip-hop artist, whose real name is Bobby Ray Simmons Jr., has set up a GoFundMe page called “Show BoB the Curve,” in hopes of gaining moral and financial support from his fellow “flat-Earthers.”


The “Airplanes” singer has long been vocal about his disbelief of the Earth’s circular shape, often taking to Twitter to express his opinions.


“No matter how high in elevation you are… the horizon is always eye level… sorry cadets… I didn’t wanna believe it either,” he said in an earlier report from Metro.

“Don’t believe what I say, research what I say. I’m going up against the greatest liars in history… you’ve been tremendously deceived.”

His conspiracy-laden tweets has also caught the ire of celebrity astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, whom the rapper engaged in an online feud in the past.

As of this writing, B.O.B’s campaign has raised $586 in four days. His goal is $200,000. Twenty-six people have already donated amounts ranging from $5 to $50.  Khristian Ibarrola /ra

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TOPICS: GoFUndMe, Satellites
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