Elysium Star 2 Successfully Launched Into Earth Orbit

Elysium Star 2 memorial spacecraft is now orbiting the Earth!

On Monday, December 3rd at 10:34 a.m. PST, SpaceX successfully launched Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express to a low Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Carrying Elysium Star 2 as well as 63 other payloads, this mission represented the largest single rideshare mission from a U.S.-based launch vehicle to date. About 100 families participated to this historical memorial spaceflight, including U.S. military veterans, aerospace enthusiasts, and families looking to celebrate a loved one within the poetry of the starry sky.

Spaceflight SSO-A Launch (Photo Credit: SpaceX)

Family and friends can now follow the journey of Elysium Star 2 through the stars using our free mobile app, which shows in real time the spacecraft location and how the world looks from this majestic place.