SpaceX says it took humans into space after all. Their ashes, anyway.
With the Dragon capsule now safely in orbit, a SpaceX official confirmed that the ashes of a few hundred people went along on the Falcon 9 rocket. One whose remains were on board is Gordon Cooper, one of the original U.S. astronauts. Another is James Doohan, the beloved Scotty from “Star Trek.”
Which is all the excuse I need for this:
— Eric Ringham