Australian botanist and ecologist David Goodall's procedure took place today.
The crowdfunder for David Goodall's final journey exceeded its target, raising more than 20,000 Australian dollars ($15,000).
The death pod is the vision of euthanasia activist Dr. Philip Nitschke and Dutch engineer Alexander Bannink.
Marieke Vervoort has a degenerative spinal condition.
Membership figures for right-to-die organisations in Switzerland have reached the tens of thousands.
Belgian lawmakers are set to let children decide whether they should die for their own good.