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For a fee, this startup will blast your cremains into space onboard a SpaceX rocket

May 18, 2017 1:15 PM
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For a fee, this startup will blast your cremains into space onboard a SpaceX rocket

The traditional funeral is about to get a space-age makeover. Elysium Space will soon be launching people'sashes into outer space. The pioneeringmemorial spaceflight company announced that itsElysium Star II craft will be onboard aSpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

The startup is comprised mostly of former ex-NASA personnel and so-called "funeral experts." In late 2017, Elysium Space announced plans to team up with Spaceflight, a provider of launch and mission management services. As part of the partnership, the companies hope to reduce the rather lengthy wait...

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