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Manx stamps loaned to UK Space Centre

Leicester's National Space Centre is loaned the cover for display

Voyage for unique Isle of Man Post cover

After travelling more than 123,000,000 kilometres at a speed of 27,600 km per hour, a Manx stamp cover signed by Tim Peake is on the move again.

It's being exhibited at the National Space Centre in Leicester after travelling following a trip back from the International Space Station.

They mark Tim's journey as the first British European Space Agency astronaut on the ISS, depicting eight Royal Aeronautical Society 150th Anniversary images.

He took seven of the covers with him, and signed an 150 additional covers before the mission - available to buy at iomstamps.com.

Curator at the NSC Dan Kendall said it's a privilege to display them - as when items go into space, they don't usually come back: 

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