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Clyde Tombaugh’s cremated ashes are aboard the New Horizons spacecraft heading towards Pluto, making this the longest post-mortem flight ever recorded.

 

Clyde was the first person to see Pluto. He was working at Lowell Observatory in 1930 during his discovery.

 

To read the full article by Eben Diskin in Business Insider, click here.