They will blast off sometime next year.
The couple's cremated remains will be sealed into specially made capsules designed to withstand the rigors of space travel. A rocket-launched spacecraft will carry the capsules, along with digitized tributes from fans. The Roddenberrys' remains — and the spacecraft — will travel ever deeper into space and will not return to earth, company spokeswoman Susan Schonfeld said.
From the Upcoming Queue, submitted by lir.
i was under the assumption they had done this at least ten years ago . it was in a book or magazine i read a long time ago
either way its deja vu , and i like it
Sometimes a lot sooner than intended (several attempts with James Doohan's ashes).