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Celestis TBD (CPAC)

Celestis TBD [ULA]

Celestis, now renamed Space Services Inc. (SSI), is the first company to offer space burials. The Celestis payloads are small containers (CPAC, Celestis Payload Attached Container), which are bolted to the last stage of the launch vehicle, in this case a Vulcan. The containers were mounted inside the avionics compartment.

The containers contain small aluminum capsule about the size of a lipstick, containing symbolic 7 g of cremated remains.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Space burial
Operator: SSI
Contractors: SSI
Equipment: ?
Configuration: Cylindrical containers bolted to upper stage
Propulsion: None
Power: None
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Celestis TBD (CPAC TBD, Enterprise Flight) - 2022 CC SLC-41 Vulcan Centaur VC2S with Peregrine 1

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