Beam them up: Ashes of ‘Star Trek’ actor in orbit

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Beam them up: Ashes of ‘Star Trek’ actor in orbit

This combination of photos shows astronaut Gordon Cooper, top left; Bob Shrake, an engineer who designed spaceship control instruments for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, top right; actor James Doohan, bottom left; and capsules from Space Services Inc. These three men who made space their lives are also making space their final resting place. Their ashes – and hundreds of others – in capsules from Space Services Inc. were aboard the Falcon 9 rocket that blasted into orbit Tuesday as part of an in-space burial business.

Beam them up: Ashes of ‘Star Trek’ actor in orbit

This combination of photos shows astronaut Gordon Cooper, top left; Bob Shrake, an engineer who designed spaceship control instruments for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, top right; actor James Doohan, bottom left; and capsules from Space Services Inc. These three men who made space their lives are also making space their final resting place. Their ashes – and hundreds of others – in capsules from Space Services Inc. were aboard the Falcon 9 rocket that blasted into orbit Tuesday as part of an in-space burial business.
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