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Celestis has sent his loved ones beyond for two decades, even.
Among the people to be memorized this week are Bill Pogue, a NASA astronaut who was on the support crew of the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing mission in 1969. Pogue later spent 84 days aboard the Skylab space station and put spaceflight fatigue and distance data at that time.
Also on Heritage Flight is Masaru Tomita, who was a two-time all star player in Japan's Nippon Pro Baseball League, and Marj Kreuger, who worked for NASA in the 1960s and published both science fiction and technical science papers, including one on the use of nuclear power in space.
Memory biographies for over 120 people aboard the aircraft are available online and they are quite fascinating readings.
You can see the launch online, which is set for at the earliest at. 11:30 EDT Monday night. But for a little more perspective on its most emotional payload, you can also see the life stream of the Heritage Flight Memorial Service below starting at. 14:50. EDT Monday.