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    Crewmembers at the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday sent their congratulations to Prince William and Kate Middleton on their wedding.

    Crewmembers at the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday sent their congratulations to Prince William and Kate Middleton on their wedding.

    Members of the Russian-U.S.-Italian crew wished William and Kate a happy family life and said they will also celebrate their wedding in space.

    Prince William, the second in line to the throne, will marry Kate Middleton at 11 a.m. local time later on Friday.

    Prince William and Kate Middleton will receive the titles of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge after the two wed.

    Around 1,900 people have been invited to the service at Westminster Abbey.

    More than 1,000 are drawn from Prince William and Miss Middleton's family and friends and there are more than 50 Members of the Royal Family; more than 40 members of foreign royal families; more than 200 members of government, parliament and diplomatic corps; some 80 guests are drawn from Prince William's charities; 60 governors-general and realm prime ministers; and 30 members of the defense services.

    About 650 people were invited to the lunchtime reception at Buckingham Palace given by the Queen, and some 300 people were invited to the dinner at Buckingham Palace given by the Prince of Wales.

    LONDON, April 29 (RIA Novosti) 

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