Move to Virginia, shoot corpse into space for tax deduction

Virginia state residents will be able to shoot their ashes into space on a rocket, to claim a tax break what could amount to $2500 per year for a maximum of 8000$. It’s not clear how many times one can be “buried in space” before he or she runs out of corpse but I suppose you could separate your ashes into several capsules (pictured), and choose to be sent up separately.

Celebrities often choose to send their ashes to space, some more justifiably than others, like in the case of James Doohan, also known as Scotty from Star Trek. For the more morbid among you, you know who you are, here’s a partial list of people that have been sent to space after having been corpsified.

For the record, I’d rather not go.

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