Burial is one of the methods used to dispose of the remains of a deceased individual. It involves burying the deceased underneath the surface of a planet, or sealing the deceased inside a tomb. An area of land set aside for the burial of individuals is known as a cemetery.

A variation is space burial, where a decedent is sealed inside a photon torpedo tube, and the tube is then fired into space.

Captain James T. Kirk stipulated in his will that he preferred his body be cremated following his death and not buried in space as was popular among Starfleet officers. Kirk stated he did not find the idea of floating mummified by vacuum for thousands of years very attractive. (TOS novel: The Entropy Effect)

In 2365 Ira Graves was buried in space following his apparent death from Darnay's disease. (TNG episode: "The Schizoid Man")

While some Ferengi have their remains desiccated and sold, as part of the Ferengi death ritual, others opt for burial when they die. (DS9 novel: Legends of the Ferengi)

Several members of the Sisko family are buried in the Katrina Memorial Cemetery in New Orleans. (ST - Typhon Pact novel: Rough Beasts of Empire)

Following his death on Veridian III in 2371, Captain Kirk was buried in a simple grave by Captain Jean-Luc Picard. About one month after his death, Starfleet sent a team to recover the remains of the USS Enterprise-D and the remains of Captain Kirk from the planet. Kirk's body was taken from its grave by a Romulan ship, and he was then revived. (TNG movie: Star Trek Generations; ST novel: The Return)

Kira Nerys had Tekeny Ghemor buried near her father Taban on Bajor after his death in 2373. (DS9 episode: "Ties of Blood and Water")

After her death at the hands of Skrain Dukat the body of Jadzia Dax was returned to the Trill home world, and buried in a cemetery in the capital city. Her marker had her original name, Jadzia Idaris. (DS9 novel: Trill: Unjoined)

In an alternate timeline, Kira Nerys was buried on Gaia IV following her death. (DS9 episode: "Children of Time")

In alternate version of the future in which the USS Voyager returned to Earth in 2394, Chakotay eventually died, and was buried near Starfleet Command. (VOY episode: "Endgame")

Yar's grave.

In 2410, T'nae from an alternate timeline buried her former crewmate Natasha Yar and placed a tombstone on her grave on planet Pictae, engraved with Yar's name and the Starfleet emblem. (STO - Yesterday's War mission: "Survivor")

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