On April 21, 1997, the cremated remains of 24 people were launched into space in the first-ever space funeral. One of those people was Gene Roddenberry, the creator of “Star Trek.” See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series here.
On This Day In Space! April 21, 1997: 1st Space Funeral Launches on ‘Founders Flight’
by Space.com | Apr 21, 2018 | Uncategorized |