He stayed at the station for 12 days. That Garriott brought unusual contraband aboard, became known only 12 years later. This was told by the relatives of actor James Doohan.
Garriott reportedly hid the ashes under the flooring in the Columbus module. Apparently, the remains are still stored there. According to Garriott, Doohan’s family was very grateful that his ashes ended up on the ISS, but everyone was upset that they could not tell about it for so long.