What to do when an astronaut dies in space

Space exploration hasn’t released its grip on us since Sputnik was launched into Earth’s orbit all those years ago. Since then, we’ve reached further than ever before and with the Mars One and other space missions, seem determined to land a human on the moon soon.

But as with any exploration, we expect there to be deaths involved. The question, then, is what do we do with the bodies of those brave, deceased men and women who died while expanding Mankind’s knowledge of the cosmos?

Click to learn more at: Slate

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