When Royalty met a Martian

The Duke of Kent was in town on Tuesday meeting a Martian called Bruno.

HRH met the ExoMars Rover prototype, used to explore a mock-up Martian environment at Stevenage aerospace firm Astrium.

A spokesman for the company said the duke has a personal interest in the space industry and had asked to visit.

“It’s fantastic to have a member of the royal family come here. He travels all over the world and all over the UK. He is an ambassador for UK industry.”

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