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Worcestershire man wins prize to go into space

An engineer from Malvern has won a competition to go into space next year. Oliver Knight was one of 23 wannabe astronauts from all over the world who came out top in training at a special space camp in Florida.

Worcestershire man wins competition to go into space

An engineer from Malvern has won a competition to go into space next year.

Oliver Knight was one of 23 wannabe astronauts from all over the world who came out top in training at a special space camp in Florida.

Oliver Knight from Malvern meets Buzz Aldrin Credit: ITV News Central

The 25-year-old had to complete a series of physical and aptitude tests to win the prize. He will go to California next year and fly up in the Lynx Mark 11 space craft.

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