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Tim Peake : British astronaut departs ISS

British astronaut Tim Peake has boarded the spacecraft that will return him to Earth following an historic six-month mission to the space station.

Major Peake, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and US astronaut Timothy Kopra made their farewells and entered the Soyuz TMA-19M.

The Russian space capsule will carry them home from the International Space Station - they are expected to land in Kazakhstan at 10:15 BST on Saturday.

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