Star Trek Wedding Prize Leaves Couple Beaming

Justin Gruba and Alissa Mellis of Troy, Michigan were the lucky winners of the Detroit Science Center’s “Star Trek: The Exhibition Ultimate Wedding Package Contest” after winning 35% of the online voting for the contest.

As reported by, the couple won a June wedding on the exhibit’s recreated USS Enterprise Bridge, which includes a reception for two hundred guests at the museum. Gruba and Mellis also won a honeymoon at the Star Trek honeymoon suite at the MGM Grand Detroit.Gruba and Mellis were engaged at the exhibit on Valentine’s Day. In winning the wedding, they beat out eight other couples.

In their application for the contest, the couple wrote: “Marriage is a journey and an adventure. Like the voyage of Star Trek, we will go boldly go into an unknown future together.”

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