The hair samples of former US presidents- George Washington, John F. Kennedy, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan- might be despatched to the outer house, Celestis, a Texas-based firm that makes a speciality of house burials introduced.

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To mark Presidents’ Day in the US, Celestis stated that it’s going to launch “what we consider to be authenticated DNA” of the previous presidents into house aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) rocket. The mission will happen later this yr during which among the cremated stays of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and different solid members from the tv sequence may also be included, the corporate stated.

The hair samples of the 4 former presidents had been gifted by an nameless donor and had been accompanied by certificates of authenticity, it knowledgeable.

“These hair samples have been in a climate-controlled facility for a number of years in preparation for this mission,” Celestis stated in an announcement.

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Celestis co-founder and CEO Charles Chafer stated, “By including the DNA of those American icons to Enterprise, we set up a precursor for future human missions, and add to the historic document of human exploration of deep house.”

The hair samples might be carried into house by a ULA Vulcan rocket which is scheduled to blast off from Cape Canaveral, Florida and also will deploy two satellites and ship a personal lunar lander to the Moon.

ULA president and CEO Tory Bruno stated it was a “large honor to work with Celestis to launch these 4 esteemed US presidents on our Vulcan launch automobile.”

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