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Don't we already do that when people get launched into space? If someone wants to do it they should be allowed to as long as the benefits outweigh the risks which I do not currently believe they do.

Kind of, there's significant risks involved in shooting someone into space but not the risk of a long lingering death from radiation exposure. I think that's where the ethics committees get a bit hesitant.

I fully understand someone wanting to do it despite the risks, if its their choice then they've made their decision.

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