Memorial Spaceflights

Celestis Service Providers

When you choose Celestis for a Memorial Spaceflight you can be certain your precious cargo will be handled with care and dignity by experienced professionals throughout the process.  We carefully select only proven providers of spacecraft and launch services and work together with them to prepare, document, and launch each mission.

Earth Rise Service Provider

SpaceLoft XL Rocket

Provider Up Aerospace, Inc. SpaceLoft XL launch vehicle
Primary Payload Microgravity experiments and space environment testing

The SpaceLoft XL rocket served these Memorial Spaceflights:

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SpaceLoftXL SL-2 rocket horizontal on launcher rail at Spaceport America.

Earth Orbit Service Providers

Orbital Test Bed (OTB)

Provider Surrey Satellite, US
Launch Vehicle Falcon Heavy
Primary Payload OTB satellite, orbital platform for test and evaluation of space systems funded by NASA, universities, and commercial companies.

The following Memorial Spaceflight will be launched aboard the OTB Satellite:

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Surrey Satellite Technologies, US: engineer working on the Orbital Test Bed (OTB) .

Falcon 9 Rocket

Provider Space Exploration Technologies, Corp
Primary Payload Dragon Capsule for International Space Station supply.

The following Memorial Spaceflight was launched aboard a Falcon 9 rocket:

Falcon 1 Rocket

Provider Space Exploration Technologies, Corp
Primary Payload Small satellites for science, defense, and commercial payloads

The following Memorial Spaceflight was launched aboard a Falcon 1 rocket:

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Falcon 1 rocket launch

Taurus Rocket

Provider Orbital Sciences Corp.
Primary Payload Small to medium satellites for science, defense, and commercial payloads

The following Memorial Spaceflights were launched aboard the Taurus rocket:

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Taurus rocket launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

Pegasus Rocket

Provider Orbital Sciences Corp.
Launch Vehicle Pegasus Rocket
Primary Payload Minisat 1, Spain’s first satellite, small satellites for communications, imagery, and science

The following Memorial Spaceflight was launched aboard the Pegasus rocket:

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Pegasus rocket in flight

Luna Service Providers

Lunar Prospector Satellite

Provider NASA and Lockheed Martin Corp.
Launch Vehicle Athena II
Primary Payload NASA Ames mission to study and impact on the moon.

The following Memorial Spaceflight was launched aboard the Lunar Prospector:

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NASA Lunar Prospector Orbiter

Rocket Lab Electron

Provider Moon Express, Inc.
Launch Vehicle Rocket Lab Electron
Primary Payload Moon Express Lander Spacecraft, science, entertainment, and cargo payloads

The following Memorial Spaceflight will be launched aboard the Rocket Lab Electron:

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Electron Rocket model
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