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Sci-Fi

Submission + - Scotty returns from 'final frontier'

Bearhouse writes: The original report, regarding the loss of the ashes of the late Star Trek actor James Doohan, (Scotty), got a lot of press here. Well, the BBC is reporting that they've been found, http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/6671887.s tm From the article, 'before his death — at the age of 85 — two years ago, he had asked for his remains to be sent into space....Wende Doohan, James Doohan's widow, told the Associated Press news agency her late husband "probably wished he could have stayed".' How long before we have the option of being 'buried in space'? Would you advocate / go for it?
Space

Submission + - Ashes of James Doohan Recovered

CommunistHamster writes: "
Organizers said the rocket and the individual capsules containing the ashes were in good condition and would be mounted on plaques and returned to the families.
Reuters story here. Does this bode well for future missions of its type? Would you choose a suborbital memorial after this incident?"

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