Shoot with trail
You can see the detailed description of a plug-in here. First of all for high quality "blast", change parameter Particle Quantity to 2000.
As in space any kind of energy (on an extreme measure from known to a modern science) fades, put in bookmark Brightness --> Final - we shall tell 30. And displace parameter Initial/Fial Balance up to a mark 0,75.
You'll receive following result:
Ref.: Henry Pashkov tutorials