British astronaut set for November 2015 flight

The UK Space Agency has announced that Major Tim Peake, who is set to become the first official Briton astronaut in space, is set to fly to the International Space Station in November 2015.

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UK astronaut set for 2015 launch

Major Tim Peake has been confirmed as the first official British astronaut to live and work in space. The 41-year-old will fly to the International Space Station in November 2015.