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Great American Presidents Who Led The Nation Now Lead Mankind in Historical Deep Space Mission

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Great American Presidents Who Led The Nation Now Lead Mankind in Historical Deep Space Mission

Insider Brief:

  • Celestis, Inc. announced that in honor of Presidents’ Day and some of the nation’s greatest leaders, they will be launching authenticated DNA of American Presidents.
  • Humanity’s first deep space time capsule, Enterprise Flight, will carry the DNAs of George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Ronald Regan.
  • Hair samples of the Presidents will be included on a spacecraft containing DNA, cremated remains, and MindFiles of more than 200 individuals.

PRESS RELEASE — Houston, Texas / February 20, 2023 — Celestis, Inc., the pioneer and global leader in memorial spaceflights, announced today that in honor of Presidents’ Day and some of the nation’s greatest leaders, they will be launching what we believe to be authenticated DNA of American Presidents George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Ronald Regan on their upcoming historic Enterprise Flight, humanity’s first deep space time capsule. This, in turn, will make it the first time in history that any president has gone to space in any fashion symbolically or otherwise.

Hair samples of the Presidents will be included on a spacecraft containing DNA, cremated remains, and MindFiles of more than 200 individuals – including Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry; original cast members Nichelle Nichols, James Doohan, Majel Barrett Roddenberry, and DeForest Kelley; Apollo astronaut Philip Chapman; special effects master Douglas Trumbull; and others from across the globe – on an infinite voyage into interplanetary space.
These hair samples, which were originally from the Louis Mushro collection, along with the associated Certificates of Authenticity, were gifted to Celestis by an anonymous donor for the purpose of being included on a deep space mission.  Louis Mushro was a well-known celebrity hair collector and appraiser who built a global reputation as the expert in this field before his passing in 2014. These hair samples have been in a climate-controlled facility for several years in preparationfor this mission.
“Our Enterprise Flight is an historic mission by any standard,” said Charles M. Chafer, Co-Founder & CEO of Celestis, Inc. “The overarching goal of Celestis is to assist human expansion throughout the solar system.  By adding the DNA of these American icons to Enterprise, we establish a precursor for future human missions, and add to the historical record of human exploration of deep space.”
Later this year, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vulcan Centaur rocket – on its maiden voyage – will lift off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, put a lunar lander on course for its rendezvous with the Moon, and continue into a heliocentric (solar) orbit around the sun. Once the Centaur V stage has achieved this orbit, the Enterprise Flight will be renamed Enterprise Station – humankind’s furthest outpost – where it will journey endlessly, perhaps awaiting discovery by a distant in time civilization.
“What a tremendous honor to work with Celestis to launch these four esteemed U.S. Presidents on our Vulcan launch vehicle,” said Tory Bruno, president and CEO of United Launch Alliance.
Placing these presidential samples aboard the Enterprise Flight is not only a symbolic celebration of American Heritage but also a deliberate extension of human DNA into the solar system, contributing to the science of understanding the development of civilization by studying the migration of humans through DNA tracing. (https://www.celestis.com/blog/presidents-washington-eisenhower-kennedy-and-reagan-to-fly-aboard-celestis-enterprise-flight/)
For more information on the Presidents’ involvement in this mission and images please visit www.celestis.com/presidents/

Contact Information:

Celestis, Inc.
Pazia Schonfeld
845-721-9456
SOURCE: Celestis
Featured image: Credit: Celestis