The actor, who died in July of 2005, left specific instructions in his
will to distribute his remains beyond Earth's atmosphere. And on Tuesday, a
small urn containing a portion of Doohan's ashes was successfully sent into
orbit via SpaceX's unmanned Falcon 9 rocket, which took off from the Cape
Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
According to ABC News, the rocket was part of an in-space-for-profit burial
business and contained the ashes of over 300 individuals. The capsule will
remain in orbit for about a year before burning up as it attempts to make its
MSN Movies is on the scene at the Warner bros studio with the cast of the film as they discuss the importance of costume design, the power behind the Superman suit, and staying true to the original roots.