1. ITV Report

Regional venues make shortlist to host Tim Peake's Soyuz spacecraft

The spaceship used to carry British astronaut Tim Peake to space and back could be landing in the East this Autumn.

Tim Peake looks through the spacecraft's window when back on Terra Firma. Credit: ITV Anglia.

The Forum in Norwich and Peterborough Cathedral are shortlisted to host a Science Museum exhibition about the Soyuz craft - which was used in the astronaut's 2015 mission.

The winning venue will be selected by a panel of experts in the field of space science and announced on Friday 9th March.

A view of Soyuz from the International Space Station. Credit: European Space Agency.

In total the Soyuz is visiting eight locations across the UK over two years, giving hundreds of thousands the chance to see it up close.