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Celestis Celebrates Historic Milestone In Commercial Spaceflight

June 4, 2013 -- Celestis, Inc., the pioneer and global leader in Memorial Spaceflight, announced today the launch of its latest mission - the Centennial Flight - carrying cremated remains into space and returning them to Earth aboard a SpaceLoft XL launch vehicle developed by UP Aerospace of Highlands Ranch, Colorado.  Launch is scheduled to occur from Spaceport America, New Mexico on June 21, 2013.

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Hundreds Fly Into Earth Orbit With Celestis

May 29, 2012 -- Celestis, Inc., the pioneer and global leader in Memorial Spaceflight and subsidiary of Space Services, Inc. (Houston, Texas), announced today the successful launch of its latest Memorial Spaceflight – The New Frontier Flight.
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Cremated Remains Successfully Launched Into Space, Returned To Earth

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May 20, 2011 (Houston, TX) -- Celestis, Inc., a subsidiary of Space Services, Inc., announced today the successful launch of its latest Memorial Spaceflight - The Goddard Flight - carrying cremated remains into space, and returning them to Earth, aboard a SpaceLoft XL launch vehicle developed by UP Aerospace of Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Launch occurred at approximately 7:21 am Mountain Daylight Time (9:21 am EDT, 1:21 pm GMT) from Spaceport America in New Mexico.
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World Renowned Poet's Verses to Fly to the Moon

UPDATE (August 2010) -- Launch currently projected to occur in 2012/2013.

July 21, 2009 (Houston, TX) -- As part of the 40th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing, Celestis, Inc.(www.celestis.com), the pioneer and global leader in Memorial Spaceflight, announced today that it will launch verses of Miguel Hernández’ poem “Perito en Lunas” (“Expert in Moon Matters”) to the Moon. Launch is projected to occur as early as 2011. The inclusion of the poem on Celestis’ next lunar mission has been arranged at the request of the Fundación Cultural Miguel Hernández (the Miguel Hernández Cultural Foundation) in Orihuela, Spain.
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Star Trek Spacecraft Containing the Remains of Gene & Majel Roddenberry, James Doohan, and Fans Will Travel to Deep Space

May 8, 2009 Celestis, Inc., the pioneer and global leader in Memorial Spaceflights, announced today that it will launch the remains of the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, his wife, actress Majel Barrett Roddenberry – “The First Lady of Star Trek” – and James Doohan – “Scotty” – on a special Star Trek-dedicated mission into deep space, thus fulfilling Majel Roddenberry’s dream of journeying through space with her husband and creative partner.
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Famed Titanic Explorer Will Now Explore Space

April 24, 2009 — Celestis Inc., a subsidiary of Space Services Inc. (Houston, Texas), announced today that the countdown has begun for the next Celestis Memorial Spaceflight – The Discovery Flight – currently scheduled for launch May 2, 2009 aboard a Spaceloft XL launch vehicle developed by UP Aerospace of Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Launch will occur from Spaceport America in New Mexico. Among the "discoverers" honored aboard this mission will be famed Titanic explorer Ralph White.
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Star Trek Creator and Spouse To Fly Into Outer Space

January 22, 2009 — Celestis, Inc., the pioneer and global leader in Memorial Spaceflights, announced today that it will launch the remains of late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and his wife, actress Majel Barrett Roddenberry – “The First Lady of Star Trek” – on a mission into deep space, thus fulfilling Majel Roddenberry’s dream of journeying through space with her husband and creative partner.
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Companies Providing Transportation to the Moon

Astrobotic Technology, Inc
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Odyssey Moon, Ltd.
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Celestis: Previous Launches, Raw Footage and Service Overview

Overview and previous launches
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Launch history, manifest and images

Celestis spacecraft and flight capsule/modules images

   
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