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Recently Forbes Africa reached out to Celestis CEO Charles Chafer for his perspective on the space industry for an article that takes a look at the global space economy entitled The Future is Looking Up. 

 “Our job was to put together two of the most conservative industries out there, the space industry and the funeral industry.” - Charles Chafer

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Not only does the article take a look back at our 25-year history, but it also gives Chafer’s perspective on the future of the space economy and explains the role of Celestis as a leader at the forefront of exploring and opening the space frontier for everyone.

“We have an opportunity to extend our civilization at large throughout the solar system.  I see it as an opportunity that’s not just economic and cultural, but a human opportunity.” - Charles Chafer

We invite you to read the full article here

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To Boldly Go: Nichelle Nichols’ 90th Celebrated With Unveiling of Foundation

When Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols died in late July at age 89, she was lauded as the trailblazer she was during her lifetime. However, her story is far from over. In early 2023, she will fly alongside the DNA of her son, Kyle Johnson, aboard Celestis’ Enterprise Flight. In addition, the Nichelle Nichols Foundation – announced today, on what would have been her 90th birthday – will continue to promote diversity in STEM fields.

By Celestis
on 12/28/2022
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