A Dutch astronaut had to be rescued after his sailing boat got into difficulty off the Sussex coast. Physicist Wubbo Johannes Ockels - who flew into space in 1985 - was in his schooner when its engines failed seven miles from Newhaven last night. He was then towed to safety by Newhaven RNLI.
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