For some reason or other, 184 people have already pooled $5,000 to help Atlanta rapper B.o.B. discover whether the Earth is round or flat.
Astronauts who claim to have seen the Earth from afar are now responding via social media to assure him that we live on a giant sphere.
Scott Kelly spent an entire year aboard the International Space Station and tweeted a video of a full orbit around the planet. He also suggested diverting the funds raised to relief efforts in Puerto Rico.
— Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) September 27, 2017
The second man to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin, also chimed in to "save BoB a lot of money."
I did too. It's called an orbit: the curved path of a celestial object around a star, planet, or moon. https://t.co/h8GQJadfxD
— Buzz Aldrin (@TheRealBuzz) September 27, 2017