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Physics student wins chance to train with Russian cosmonauts

Physics student Greg Smith has won chance to train at Star City Photo: ITV

A physics student from Kent who dreams of becoming an astronaut has won a competition to train at Star City in Russia.

Greg Smith is studying for a PhD in theoretical physics at the University of Kent. So when he heard about a competition for physics students to win the chance to train with cosmonauts in Russia - he spent weeks dreaming up a design to make sure it'd be him getting on that plane. Coming up with a solution to showering in space.

He made a two minute minute video showcasing his design as part of his competition entry.

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You can watch Abigail Bracken's full report by clicking on the link below. Footage of Star City is courtesy of ESA/GCTC.