In the coming decades, humans will be engaging in inter-
stellar travel more than ever and procedures to handle the
death of a crew member onboard will become a necessary part of these missions. Though various methods like space burials, alkaline hydrolysis and promession have been suggested, cremation still remains a reasonable option which humans are very familiar with.
Nebulous is an object that is a symbol of mankind’s heritage of honoring the deceased who, in this case, dared to explore new frontiers. With utility and emotion packed into this container, it was also (poetically) necessary to project and reflect the triviality of human existence in this vast universe.