Elysium offers the dead a one-way trip to space and an app to track their final journey

What better way to say goodbye to your loved ones than to blast their remains into space, where they orbit the planet before re-entering the atmosphere, burning up as a fiery shooting star? Space burials have been around for more than a decade, but a company called Elysium Space wants to bring them mass-market, with a $ 1,990 price tag and dedicated iPhone and Android apps for following the voyage.

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