Even though it's nearly 50 years since man first landed on the moon, hopes of reaching other planets are still a distant dream - but not in the mind of one Midlands man.
David A. Hardy's imagination has helped the rest of us visualise what life on other worlds might look like - and his work has been celebrated across this one. Andy Bevan has his story.
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Friday will stay warm, which will continue into the weekend.
Friday will be fine with lengthy warm, sunny periods, with it staying warm over the weekend.
42-year-old Derek Whyteside was found unconscious on Monday at an address in Malinslee and he later died in hospital.