02/28/2021

The ashes of 152 people were sent to the outer space for $ 5,000 per gram

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The ashes of 152 people were sent to space on Tuesday, June 25, by SpaceX made the third launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket from the John F. Kennedy Space Center.

The ashes of 152 people were sent to the outer space on Tuesday, June 25, by SpaceX made the third launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket from the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral (Florida, USA). The device also put orbit 24 satellites in orbit.

The transport was in charge of the company Celestis Memorial Flights, which has existed since 1994 and collaborates with NASA. The company’s website allows you to reserve a site in the rocket that is equivalent to one gram of the cremated remains.

Then, the specialists of Celestis Memorial Flights place them in capsules on board a rocket.

The company published on its website the photos of the people whose remains were sent to the space and the history of their lives.

The price for one gram of ash represents almost $ 5,000 for a trip to Earth’s orbit. In addition, the company carries out other flights, including the Moon, and to have a capsule in that rocket is $ 12,500 per gram.

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