Remains of deceased Big Island man will be blasted into space today

  • Photo courtesy Elisa Perednia — The capsule that contains Morrison's ashes.
  • Photo courtesy Elisa Perednia — Doug Morrison and his sister Elisa Perednia in 2016.
  • Photo courtesy Elisa Perednia — Doug Morrison in Egypt.

The remains of a former Big Island resident will form a new star in the sky today.