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Ian Anderson Wins £10million Space Adventure

by | 31st, May 2007

astronaut.jpg A BRITISH data analyst is set for the journey of a lifetime after winning a competition to fly 62 miles above the earth.

Ian Anderson, 32, entered the competition in the New Scientist magazine which asked entrants to choose the “best invention of all time”. The Staffordshire-born married man selected the radio as his answer. And he won.

New Scientist editor Jeremy Webb gushes: “Mr Anderson was simply the best. He gave a justification for radio that goes way beyond what we normally associate with it. Everything from medical scanners to mobile phones relies on radio; during the last war it gave us radar and afterwards it opened a

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