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ESA astronaut Major Tim Peake will make history when he becomes the first Briton to serve a mission on the International Space Station.

The 43-year-old will launch into space at 11.03am (GMT) on December 15. He will take off from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan alongside Nasa astronaut Tim Kopra and Russian commander Yuri Malenchenko, the other two crew members manning the Principia mission….

Read more from the Daily Telegraph pages

Principia mission badge (c) ESA, designed by Troy, winner of Blue Peter (BBC tv children’s programme) competition

Good luck, Tim Peake #BritInSpace

3 thoughts on “Good luck, Tim Peake #BritInSpace

  • 15 December, 2015 at 1:02 pm

    Glad to see him and his crewmates safely launched and in space!

  • 15 December, 2015 at 9:08 pm

    … and now safely in the ISS. Be seeing you!

  • 16 December, 2015 at 12:04 am

    A real milestone! Life on the space station is not easy, though!

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