Major Tim Peake
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Peake on his preparations for ISS

Major Tim Peake is due to begin his visit the International Space Station to carrying out scientific experiments at the end of 2015.

The first British astronaut to visit the International Space Station (ISS) has been preparing for the journey.

Major Tim Peake is due to begin his mission at the end of 2015, and should spend six months on the ISS carrying out scientific experiments.

Science Correspondent Jonathan Amos caught up with Major Peake at the Science Museum in London.