Learn About the Experience

Imagine an everlasting memorial where family and friends can commemorate their departed loved ones anytime and anywhere. Instead of looking down upon the earth in reminiscence, we can raise our eyes to the eternal wonders within the night sky, knowing that our loved ones are always with us.

Elysium Space offers its awe-inspiring celestial services to provide a connective experience for families and friends. By looking into the infinite beauty of the night sky, we can remember the beauty of those who have touched our lives forever.

Celestial Services

Elysium Space offers families the ability to send a symbolic portion of cremated remains into the eternal wonders of the night sky, forever in remembrance of our dearly departed.

Shooting Star Memorial

Delivers a symbolic portion of your loved one's remains to Earth's orbit, only to end this celestial journey as a shooting star. This poetic tribute offers you the opportunity to have a permanent memorial that is with you each and every night, the starry sky above.

Milky Way Memorial

Delivers a symbolic portion of remains to Deep Space, leaving the solar system to traverse the infinite Universe. Forever remember your loved one in the vast, eternal beauty of the Milky Way and be reminded of his or her infinite presence.

Lunar Memorial

Delivers a symbolic portion of remains to the surface of the Moon, helping to create the quintessential commemoration. Through the everlasting splendor and soft illumination of the Moon, this majestic memorial is with you and your family forever.

How It Works

Participating families receive in the mail a kit containing a custom ash capsule to collect a cremated remains sample, which is carefully and respectfully placed in a dedicated spacecraft module.

Launch History

Families and friends are welcome to attend the launch viewing event, or tune into the live webcast,  and celebrate while watching the rocket reach the final frontier.

Elysium Star 1

Shooting Star Memorial launched aboard a SPARK rocket on November 4th, 2015, from the Pacific Missile Range Facility located in Kauai, Hawaii, as part of the ORS-4 mission.

Elysium Star 2

Shooting Star Memorial launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 on December 3rd, 2018, from Space Launch Complex 4E located in Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, as part of the Spaceflight Industry's SSO-A mission.

Elysium Lunar 1

Lunar Memorial launched aboard a ULA Vulcan Centaur on January 8th, 2024, from Space Launch Complex 41 located in Cape Canaveral, Florida, as part of Astrobotic's Peregrine Mission One.