Despite all of the evidence to the contrary, flat-earthers think that the world we’re standing on is actually a disc. So if that’s a belief that you cling to, then there is every chance that you’re going to be at cross-purposes with NASA. After all, the organization has sent plenty of people and spacecraft into orbit around the globe.
But back to the line in the coffee shop, and Thompson had now whipped out his phone and was filming the NASA scientist. In the video, he is basically shouting a barrage of questions in the man’s general direction. The flat-earth champion’s main concern is apparently about an incident in 2013 when an astronaut almost drowned in space.