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ISS astronauts congratulate British royal couple

Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 17:55

London: Crewmembers at the International Space Station (ISS) Friday congratulated Prince William and Kate Middleton on their wedding.

Members of the Russian-US-Italian crew wished the British royal couple a happy life and said they will also celebrate in space.

William, the second in line to the British throne, married Kate at the Westminster Abbey.

The newly-weds will receive the titles of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Around 1,900 people were invited to the service at the Abbey.

Over 1,000 were from William and Kate`s family and friends. There were over 50 members of the royal family. Over 40 members of foreign royal families attended the wedding.

About 650 people were invited to a lunchtime reception at the Buckingham Palace to be hosted by the queen and around 300 have been invited to a dinner at the palace to be hosted by the Prince of Wales.


First Published: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 17:55
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