MEMORIAL SPACEFLIGHTS

Established 1994

A Truly Extraordinary &
Surprisingly Affordable
Memorial Experience

Whether you are looking to celebrate the life of your loved one or plan your own journey, you can trust Celestis to provide a truly mind-blowing space memorial amongst the stars!

Gift yourself or those you love with the peace of mind that comes with planning your Space Memorial experience ahead of time. Then,  every time your loved ones look to the evening skies, they will feel reverence and awe of knowing your memory will always be shining on them from above.

Imagine taking part in a memorial service that extends into the universe, sharing the same tribute shared by NASA, astronauts, celebrities, & others around the world to honor their most beloved departed. 

Memorials can be stressful to plan by yourself, but Celestis’ compassionate team makes it simple. Let us help guide you in choosing your future space destination. You’ll receive our extraordinary, and surprisingly affordable space memorial with Celestis, the proud pioneers of Memorial Spaceflight missions.

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Download Your Free Planning Guide For Space Memorial Destinations

Celestis Destinations

We'll help you choose your destination in space so that you will be among the stars eternally! There are four destinations available, starting at $2,495 with flexible payment plans. 

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

Earth Rise

Launch to Space & Return to Earth

Earth Orbit

Launch into Earth's Orbit

Luna

Launch to the Surface of the Moon

Voyager

Launch into Deep Space

Upcoming Missions

Ready to launch? Here are the current mission launches we have coming up that are still open for reservation.

Earth Orbit Memorial Service

Excelsior Flight

Spaceflight #21
Cape Canaveral, FL
Launch Date: Q1 2023
Destination: Earth Orbit

Luna Moon Burial Service

Destiny Flight

Spaceflight #22
Location TBD
Launch Date: Q4 2023
Destination: Luna

Deep Space Burial Service

Enterprise Flight

Spaceflight #20
Cape Canaveral, FL
Launch Date: June, 2022
Destination: Voyager

A Legacy of Trust

For nearly three decades, Celestis has honored the lives of loved ones from more than 35 nations. People from every background and leaders in science,  exploration, the aerospace industry, NASA, entertainment & film, education, and military service have placed their trust in Celestis to fulfill their goal of spaceflight. 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.

Discover a Uniquely Compelling Experience

Experience space firsthand

A part of you will be traveling through the cosmos while you also remain earthbound.

Attend the launch

For those wishing to attend the launch of the mission, a multi-day service is presented by Celestis. Launch site tours, a memorial service, and an up-close viewing from a dedicated location provide a uniquely compelling and fulfilling experience that’s like nothing else available on Earth.

“Celestis will be fulfilling a pledge made to my mother in 1995, to launch both my mother and father together, side by side, and carry their spirits, memories, and the message of their life’s work into the cosmos on an infinite journey into deep space.”

Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, son of Majel Barrett and Gene Roddenberry

Celestis Services Include

When you select a Celestis 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 ensures a memorial experience like no other.

Choose Destination

Launch to space a Gemini capsule containing DNA or cremated remains with destination options of deep space or something closer to home. Select this option for yourself or a loved one, regardless of choice for final disposition.

Attend the Launch

Attend all Celestis launch events including a launch site tour, astronaut dinner, memorial service, and launch viewing from a preferred location. Most events are webcast, permitting participation by friends and loved ones unable to attend.

Keepsakes

Celestis produces a custom video of the experience, provided to each participant’s family. An official Certificate of Mission Completion, specifying mission accomplishments, is also included.

Mission Tracking Tool

Celestis provides an easy-to-use tracking tool that lets family and friends track the mission’s progress as the Celestis satellite orbits the Earth or makes its way into deep space. Create additional remembrances and celebrations as the spacecraft orbits overhead or reaches key locations.

DNA Banking Storage

Going the DNA route? The Celestis DNA™ service includes – at no extra cost – a DNA Memorial Home Banking Solution kit. In addition, DNA Memorial. will provide a second DNA sample permitting long-term DNA storage at home and off-planet! This ensures that your genetic history is preserved and available for future analysis and assessment.

Performance Guarantee

The Celestis contract contains a performance guarantee offering a complimentary second mission should the first mission attempt fail to achieve success.

Choose Destination

Launch to space a Gemini capsule containing DNA or cremated remains with destination options of deep space or something closer to home. Select this option for yourself or a loved one, regardless of choice for final disposition.

Attend the Launch

Attend all Celestis launch events including a launch site tour, astronaut dinner, memorial service, and launch viewing from a preferred location. Most events are webcast, permitting participation by friends and loved ones unable to attend.

Keepsakes

Celestis produces a custom video of the experience, provided to each participant’s family. An official Certificate of Mission Completion, specifying mission accomplishments, is also included.

Mission Tracking Tool

Celestis provides an easy-to-use tracking tool that lets family and friends track the mission’s progress as the Celestis satellite orbits the Earth or makes its way into deep space. Create additional remembrances and celebrations as the spacecraft orbits overhead or reaches key locations.

DNA Banking Storage

Going the DNA route? The Celestis DNA™ service includes – at no extra cost – a DNA Memorial Home Banking Solution kit. In addition, Genetic Health, Inc. will provide a second DNA sample permitting long-term DNA storage at home. This ensures that your genetic history is preserved and available for future analysis and assessment.

Performance Guarantee

The Celestis contract contains a performance guarantee offering a complimentary second mission should the first mission attempt fail to achieve success.

About Celestis

Celestis is the only company to have successfully conducted 17 Memorial Spaceflight missions, and the only company to have been selected by NASA to honor one of its scientists. For nearly three decades, Celestis has been an iconic pioneer and global leader of the commercial space age.

A Look Back on Our Missions

Starseeker flight
Heritage Flight
Tribute Flight
New Frontier Flight