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SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy with ashes 152 people with scientific equipment

The launch will take place tomorrow – it will not work.

Falcon Heavy Photo Space X

On June 24, the company Ilona Mask SpaceX will launch the Falcon Heavy rocket into space. On board, along with scientific equipment NASA will be the dust of 152 people. Like previous launches, this one will go live. Details about this reportededition of Business Insider.

Start will take place in the framework of the Space Test Program-2 with the support of NASA. Celestis Memorial Spaceflights is responsible for delivering the ashes: steel capsules with remains will be packed into one of the scientific satellites and placed in a rocket along with the rest of the equipment. This company regularly buys free space on the spacecraft to accommodate the ashes of customers.

Celestis Memorial Spaceflights previously sent into space the ashes of famous actors, such as Star Trek, as well as engineers and astronauts. The service costs from 5 thousand dollars for one gram of remains. On many capsules, as on gravestones, they write epitaphs or the last words of the dead, for example, “Reach for the stars!”.

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