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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2021 2:59 p.m. PST

…Smuggled Aboard the International Space Station

"A heartwarming story of hope, family, and a little bit of international espionage.

As revealed in a fascinating report by The Times in the United Kingdom, some of the ashes of James Doohan, Star Trek's original Scotty, now live on board of the International Space Station. They've been there since 2008, and until now it's been a secret.

The enactor of this heartwarming plot was Richard Garriot, an entrepreneur who became, in 2008, one of the first private citizens to go into space. After being asked by the Doohan family to help fulfill the late James's wishes—to find his way to space after death—Garriot and Doohan's son Chris concocted a plan, which involved secretly sneaking a laminated card containing some of Doohan's ashes onto the International Space Station…"


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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian13 Jan 2021 5:10 p.m. PST

My old boss grin

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Jan 2021 11:18 a.m. PST



Chuckaroobob16 Jan 2021 7:37 p.m. PST


Mollinary17 Jan 2021 4:04 a.m. PST

Does that make him the first Canadian in space?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Jan 2021 3:07 p.m. PST



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