Aberdeen-built tall ship on International Space Station





Part of a tall ship built in Aberdeen in 1877 is on board the International Space Station.

Elissa, which became the official tall ship of Texas, was built 134 years ago by Alexander Hall and Co.

Volunteers at the Galveston Historical Foundation in Texas asked astronaut Catherine Coleman, a friend of theirs, to take the memento - some deck - into space.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum said it was "special" to have an Aberdeen-built ship in space....


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