On July 31, 1999, some of his ashes were carried to the Moon by the Lunar Prospector space probe in a capsule designed by Carolyn Porco. Look up at the Moon and know where they are. The Fallen Astronaut. Currently, there are no intact remains buried in the lunar soil. Since his ashes were interred on the Moon, Shoemaker has remained the only person ever buried on an extraterrestrial surface. According to a memorial website set-up by Porco, the ashes were carried in a polycarbonate capsule provided by Celestis. Mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface. And while most of the company’s flights launch ashes directly into space, in 1998 it carried the ashes of lunar scientist Eugene Shoemaker to the moon. Feathers, flags, footprints, and feces: These are just some of the hundreds … Known as "transient lunar phenomena," these mysterious, bizarre flashes of … A small amount of ash goes to the Moon and stays forever. Memorial mission certificate … Ashes, Art, and Other Surprising Things Humans Have Left on the Moon. Read more Read less "When We Believed in Mermaids" by Barbara O'Neal (Image credit: UCLA/David Paige) Though many companies have offered space burials inspired by science fiction shows like Star Trek , most of these capsules are launched into low Earth orbit. Track the spacecraft on it's orbital journey and watch it land on the Moon. However, Eugene Shoemaker, noted geologist and planetary scientist, was cremated after his passing and his ashes carried to the moon on July 31, 1999 in a capsule created by Carolyn Porco. The Founder's Flight remained in orbit for five years, burning up on re-entry in 2002 over the coast of Papau New Guinea. Ashes on the moon I'm high, like sex high I can't pass it, i'm not through, i'm not through Baby (oh yeah) (oh oh) Baby (oh oh) (oh oh) (oh oh) [Verse 2: James Fauntleroy] Just on a mission NASA's robotic Lunar Prospector probe carried ashes of the astrogeologist Eugene Shoemaker to near the south lunar pole on July 31, 1999. [18] [19] Celestis , Inc. provided the service—at NASA's request—commercially, making Shoemaker’s ashes the first private … Watch the rocket launch live with family and friends. Ashes on the Moor is the inspiring love story of one Victorian woman's courage to fight against all odds, and the man whose quiet strength gives her the confidence to keep trying.