Morecambe tweeted from space

Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield has been grabbing the attention of the Twittersphere, by tweeting an image of Morecambe from space.

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Morecambe MP welcomes tweet from astronaut

Morecambe & Lunesdale MP David Morris has welcomed a tweet from Commander Chris Hadfield, who shared an image of Morecambe from Space.

Commander Chris Hadfield tweeted: "Morecambe at the seaside, England, home and namesake to the much beloved comedian and entertainer."

The image of Morecambe at the seaside tweeted by Commander Chris Hadfield Credit: Twitter/@Cmdr_Hadfield

David Morris MP said: “I am certain the photo will be shown in classrooms across Morecambe and beyond tomorrow. It is also nice to see that Commander Hadfield is a fan of Morecambe & Wise. When Commander Hadfield returns to earth I would be delighted to welcome him to Morecambe.”

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Astronaut tweets image of UK tonight from space

NASA astronaut Chris Hadfield, who is currently on the International Space Station, has tweeted a photograph tonight of the UK from space.

A view of the UK tonight from space, taken by astonaut Chris Hadfield. Credit: Twitter/Chris Hadfield

The Canadian astronaut has gained a large following on Twitter after he began sharing images during his six-month stint in space.

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