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British astronaut Tim Peake begins mission on International Space Station

Britain's star astronaut Tim Peake has started his mission on the International Space Station (ISS) after a perfect rocket launch watched by his family. A Russian Soyuz FG rocket blasted…

Briton In Space: 'Hope You Enjoyed The Show'

Tim Peake has become the first British astronaut to board the International Space Station, which will be his home for the next six months. Major Peake along with Russian commander…

Tim Peake flies the flag for Britain on space station trip

There were emotional scenes today as British astronaut Tim Peake said goodbye to family & friends before setting off to be launched into space. Wellwishers gathered waving Union flags, cheering…

Tim Peake to be launched from the cradle of manned space flight

Baikonur Cosmodrome, the world's oldest & largest space launch facility, is a sprawling collection of hangars, gantries, pylons & railway tracks covering an area the size of a small country….