“Space?! I Can Shoot Him Into Space?” | News World

“So, I sold his car and sent him to space.”

Rest in Space

Jeremiah Corner was a lifelong fan of “Star Trek.”

In 2022, he succumbed to an aggressive autoimmune disease, leaving his wife Uli to decide what to do with his cremated remains, as KOMO News reports.

After doing some research, Corner found the perfect solution after discovering space burial company Celestis.

“Space?! I can shoot him into space?” Corner recalled in an interview with KOMO News.

Fitting End

Having your loved one’s cremated remains launched into near-space doesn’t come cheap, costing anywhere from $3,500 to $13,000 in the case of a deep space mission.

“I thought to myself, ‘If he was alive, I’d be like, honey, do you want to keep your car or do you want to go to space?'” Corner told KOMO. “Space! So, I sold his car and sent him to space.”

Since 1997, Celestis has been rocketing the ashes of the deceased into space. Over the decades, it’s delivered the remains of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry, legendary physicist…

Source futurism.com

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