He wanted his remains & # 39; to be sent into space.
Now the dream & # 39; Eberling came to realize, because his remains and about 100 other cremated are expected to be launched into space on Monday in & # 39; monumental memory of Elysium company Space.
Traveling in space will be the remnants of & # 39; veterans and military aerospace enthusiasts, along with & # 39; those whose families "were looking to celebrate a loved one within the stars of heaven" poetry, said in Elysium Space & # 39; statement sent by post.
The ash & # 39; James and the others were packed into a square satellite & # 39; 4 inches called Cubesat, Elysium Space, Founder and CEO Thomas Civeit explained to CNN. The families will be able to follow the & # 39 spacecraft in real-time through the & # 39; application to orbit the earth for about four & # 39; years before falling & # 39; back in the World, according Civeit.
"You can & # 39; now catching up through & # 39;
Eberling missile and rocket enthusiasm was all his life, his mother Beverly told CNN. He was also an avid photographer, and often went to the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to take pictures & # 39; launches.
At the time of his death, the family & # 39; James was only aware of & # 39; missions carrying the remains of people into space after launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida, said Beverly f & # 39; telephone interview with & # 39; CNN from LOMPOC, California.
But about a month after James died, discovered Elysium Space, and told the company that want the ashes & # 39; James Vandenberg AFB launch from. B & # 39; this way, the family can & # 39; is there.
Sample & # 39; ashes & # 39; James put in & # 39; a small capsule engraved with his initials, JME.
The Eberlings send him a message, which reads, "James, Eagle were grounded on Earth – you & # 39; now raise the Hey."
The two years since the death of & # 39; her son was "nerve-wracking" for Beverly. It gave the company some of the ashes & # 39; her sister, and f & # 39; some point she was skeptical that the mission was in fact move & # 39; forward.
But Eberlings were patient, and finally got told by email that the starting date was set for 19 & # 39; in November 2018, said Beverly, two years to the day James died.
The launch was delayed, but Beverly poorly.
"We are very pleased to give him his final wish and this means a lot to my husband and myself we can do it for him," said Beverly. "And I think James is a very, very glad to finally see that this will finally happen."