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Space industry gives Island 'wow factor'


The arrival of two space station hulls in the Isle of Man has provided a real boost for its space industry.

That's the belief of the director of the Island's Business Development Agency, which includes space commerce.

Hundreds of people saw the massive hull parts, which belong to locally registered space tourism firm Excalibur Almaz, as they were transported under wraps to Jurby.

At the moment they are just being stored on the Island, but Tim Craine says their presence is good for the industry:

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