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Tim Peake prepares to become first British astronaut to visit ISS

4 April 2014 Last updated at 18:11 BST

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.