Celestis - Life Celebration Planning Guide
Celestis - Memorial Spaceflights

MEMORIAL SPACEFLIGHTS Established 1994 


Uniquely Compelling Surprisingly Affordable Memorial Experience 

Whether you are looking to celebrate the life of your cherished one or planning for yourself, you can trust Celestis to provide a truly amazing space memorial...for you or your loved one...among the stars. A memorial service that will reach into the endless universe, with the same, unparalleled tribute engaged by NASA, astronauts, celebrities, and people around the world.  

If you've lost someone you love, you can look into the sky each night and feel the honor and respect you have paid to your loved one. A one-of-a-kind tribute.  

If you are planning for yourself, you will rest easy now—knowing that you have taken care of your memorial in the skies in advance. When your loved ones look to the evening skies, they will feel the peace of knowing your memorial twinkles above them.  

Let us guide you in choosing a destination in space. Plan an awe-inspiring, yet surprisingly affordable space memorial with Celestis, the pioneers of Memorial Spaceflight missions. Missions to eternal rest.

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Space Memorial Destinations

There are four destinations available, starting at $2,495 with flexible payment plans. Let us guide you in choosing a destination in space where you can look into the sky each night and feel the honor and respect you have paid to your loved one.

"I dream of someday being among the stars and Celestis will make that dream come true." - Lisa G.

Earth Rise Memorial Service

Earth Rise Launch to Space & Return to Earth 

Earth Orbit Memorial Service

Earth Orbit Launch into Earth Orbit 

Luna Moon Burial Service

Luna Launch to Lunar Orbit or Surface 

Deep Space Burial Service

Voyager Launch to Deep Space 

EXPERIENCE AND CARE

A Legacy of Trust

For more than two decades Celestis honored the lives of loved ones from more than 20 nations. People from all walks of life, as well as leaders in science and exploration, the aerospace industry, NASA, entertainment & film, education, and military service, have placed their trust in Celestis to fulfill their final wishes. In return, Celestis provides unparalleled customer service with respect, care, and commitment. We are honored to share with you their stories.

SSGT John James Cleaver Battlefield hero, bronze star, Purple Heart recipient

James "Scotty" Doohan Canadian actor, known for his role as Lt. Commander Montgomery Scott (”Scotty”) in the television and film series Star Trek

Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper, Jr. (Col., USAF) Aerospace engineer, test pilot, United States Air Force pilot, and as one of the seven original astronauts in Project Mercury orbited the Earth aboard Faith 7.

Gene & Majel Barrett Roddenberry Screenwriter, actress, and producer of Star Trek TV series.

Mareta West The first woman astrogeologist, the lunar geologist at NASA who determined the crucial site for the first landing on the Moon.

Masaru Tomita Two-time, all-star Japanese professional baseball player.

A Dream Fulfilled

Why Choose Celestis?

When you select a Celestis Memorial Spaceflight, you’ve chosen the pioneer and most experienced team ever assembled to fulfill the dream of spaceflight for yourself or a loved one. Celestis’ attention to detail, flawless execution, and performance guarantee ensure a memorial experience like no other.

Easy to Arrange

Securing a mission reservation can be done online or in conversation with our knowledgeable staff. The entire process is simple, and conducted with the utmost respect.


Uniquely Compelling Experience

For those wishing to attend the launch of a friend or loved one’s mission, a multi-day service is presented by Celestis. Launch site tours, a memorial service, and up close viewing from a dedicated location provide a uniquely compelling and fulfilling experience.


Surprisingly Affordable

Celestis Memorial Spaceflights are intentionally priced to be within the means of many, with four available destinations and flexible payment plans.


Environmentally Benign

Celestis missions are governed by international treaty and US law. Our services do not contribute to orbital debris, do not generate distracting light pollution, or otherwise adversely affect the space environment.


Why Choose Celestis?

When you select a Celestis Memorial Spaceflight, you’ve chosen the pioneer and most experienced team ever assembled to fulfill the dream of spaceflight for yourself or a loved one. Celestis’ attention to detail, flawless execution, and performance guarantee ensure a memorial experience like no other.

Easy to Arrange

Securing a mission reservation can be done online or in conversation with our knowledgeable staff. The entire process is simple, and conducted with the utmost respect.


Uniquely Compelling Experience

For those wishing to attend the launch of a friend or loved one’s mission, a multi-day service is presented by Celestis. Launch site tours, a memorial service, and up close viewing from a dedicated location provide a uniquely compelling and fulfilling experience.


Surprisingly Affordable

Celestis Memorial Spaceflights are intentionally priced to be within the means of many, with four available destinations and flexible payment plans.


Environmentally Benign

Celestis missions are governed by international treaty and US law. Our services do not contribute to orbital debris, do not generate distracting light pollution, or otherwise adversely affect the space environment.


About Celestis

Celestis is the only company to have successfully conducted Memorial Spaceflight missions, the only company to have been selected by NASA to honor one of its scientists, and for more than two decades has been an iconic pioneer and global leader of the commercial space age.

A Few of Our Completed Missions

Starseeker Flight
Heritage Flight
Tribute Flight
New Frontier Flight
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