Seen here loving the hell out of his new home in space, the ashes of Star Trek's iconic engineer Scotty (James Doohan) were launched into space this morning aboard the SpaceX Dragon -- the first private company spaceship scheduled to dock with the Space Station and launched using the same rocket they wouldn't let me sit on top of like a rodeo bull despite the promise of free publicity and "a photo op so fing rad it'll even give robots boners.
After its launch yesterday, the Dragon capsule is now on its way to the International Space Station. But the Falcon 9 rocket carried something else: the ashes of James Doohan, the actor who played Scotty in Star Trek. More » Read Post
Will the third time be the charm for the attempt to launch James Doohan‘s ashes into space? Before he passed away in 2005, Star Trek‘s Doohan requested that his ashes be launched into space. Two years later, it seemed that his wishe... Read Post