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Piece of Tynwald Hill returns from orbit

Wed, 09 Mar 2011


A piece of the Isle of Man's national heritage has just touched back down on earth after spending time in space.

 

Astronaut Nicole Stott took a chunk of Tynwald Hill on the shuttle Discovery which went into orbit 13 days ago.

 

The shuttle landed at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida just minutes ago.(1657)

 

Nicole is the wife of Manxman Chris Stott.

 

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