The first Briton chosen to be an astronaut for the European Space Agency is to visit two schools in Oxfordshire. Major Tim Peake from Hampshire will talk to the youngsters about "the earth, the planets and beyond".
He will first speak in the assembly at Hagbourne Church of England Primary School and then have lunch with children from Harwell Primary school.
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