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Astronaut takes piece of Tynwald Hill into space

Tue, 08 Mar 2011

Nicole Stott
Nicole Stott

A piece of Tynwald Hill is currently heading back to Earth with the Spaceshuttle Discovery.

 

President of Tynwald Noel Cringle gave a piece of the Hill to astronaut Nicole Stott before her mission began.

 

The mission specialist is married to Manxman Chris Stott - the Isle of Man Government's Honorary Representative to the Space Community.

 

The piece of Tynwald Hill will be returned to the Manx Parliament once Discovery has landed in Florida.

 

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