Have A Space Burial As Elysium Sends Your Ashes Into Orbit

Because Carl Sagan once reminded us that we are all made of star stuff, there might be a few people who wish to go quietly into the night by sending their ashes into space. A San Francisco-based company called Elysium Space pledges to send the cremated remains of clients out into space for $2,000. They are contracting with several commercial space flight companies and plan to send their first satellite into orbit next year from Cape Canaveral in Florida. (As a sidenote, this company has nothing to do with that sci-fi movie starring Matt Damon that’s coming out today under the same name.)
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