During his life he always dreamed of going into space, and had been planning to take a high-altitude flight to see it for himself.
We have the opportunity to make his dream come true by sending some of his ashes into orbit aboard a SpaceX rocket, the launch date of which has yet to be announced.
They'll be placed into a metal capsule engraved with a message of his family's choosing, and launched into space.
The capsule will orbit Earth for two years, during which time you'll be able to track its position with a mobile app, and use a telescope to spot it.
After two years the capsule will re-enter Earth's orbit and burn up, appearing as a shooting-star in the sky.
We can think of no more fitting a tribute for such a bright light in our lives that burned out far too soon.
This page is managed by David's mother, Penelope. All donations will be received by his sister, Laura.
- Anne Fleuren
- Tim Gawler
- Cat Dee
- Dave Nelson
- Jose Paredes
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