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International space station training lab on Earth

24 January 2014 Last updated at 06:03 GMT

British astronaut Tim Peake is training for his his first mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2015.

At the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany, Major Tim showed BBC science correspondent Pallab Ghosh around an Earth-bound copy of Columbus, the science laboratory of the ISS.

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