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Star Trek Actor's Ashes Were Secretly Sent to Space, They Remained Hidden in ISS for 12 YearsThis may not be the right place to post this, but a lot of Pilots are Star Trek Fans. A private astronaut secretly stashed the ashes of late James Doohan, who played the character Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in the original Star Trek television series, aboard the International Space Station (ISS) about 12 years ago, the Times of London reported. The details of how Richard Garriott who is one of the first private astronauts to travel on the space station smuggled Doohan's ashes in… (www.news18.com) More...
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That's actually pretty cool. Thanks for posting the article. It seems fitting to have a chief engineering officer aboard..
Gives a new meaning to "Beam me up" doesn't it?
This is really great news. The only other person I can think of that might have been nice to have been on the ISS would be Leonard Nemoy(sp). It is always easier to get forgiveness than approval.
He has boldly gone where no Star Trek actor has gone before!
i think this was a fitting place for "scotty" to be!i have also read somewhere that gene roddenberry who created "star trek",had arranged to have his ashes flown and disbursed into space when he died..that would be quite and ending wouldnt it!!
Post whatever you think others would like to know. For myself, I’m glad you did. That’s quite a story!