Houston Firm Offers Space Flights for Pet Remains

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  1. dawg

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    A Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world will offer the same memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones.

    Celestis Inc. on Wednesday announced that rockets carrying the cremated remains of dogs and cats will start this fall.

    Spokeswoman Pazia (PAH'-zee-uh) Schonfeld says the cost will be about the same as for human remains sent into space and returned, starting at about $995.

    Celestis Pets is working with a California company, Into the Sunset Pet Transition Center of San Diego, for pet cremations.

    Celestis for years has offered a rocket service that takes partial human remains into space and brings them back, including ashes of "Star Trek" TV show creator Gene Roddenberry.

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    http://www.celestispets.com/
     
  2. BethSucks

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    Here's the services and price list for people, weird shit:

    http://www.celestis.com/services.asp

    Only one gram of the remains is sent up for the base price:

    Voyager Service Options
    Price
    Capsule Option (1 gram total) — Launches cremated remains sample of one person$12,500
    Gemini Capsule Option (2 grams total) — Launches cremated remains sample of two people+50%
    Module Option (3 grams total) — Launches cremated remains sample of one person +100%
    Gemini Module Option (7 grams total) — Launches cremated remains sample of two people
     
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    Rich people :facepalm:
     
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    Fucking assholes. I hate people.
     
  5. Tinman

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    I think there's one that will turn the ashes into a diamond and another one that makes bracelets from excess pet hair.

    To each is own, I guess.o_O