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Manufacturer's Designation: CPAC/Orion 38. Class: Burial . Nation: USA. Manufacturer: Orbital Sciences.
Celestis offers the loved ones of the space-smitten deceases the opportunity to have (a portion) of their cremains put into orbit.
10 February 1998
Celestis-02 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Taurus . Perigee: 780 km. Apogee: 876 km. Inclination: 108.0 deg.
21 December 1999
Celestis-03 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Taurus. Perigee: 683 km. Apogee: 723 km. Inclination: 98.3 deg.
Burial satellite containing cremated human remains.
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