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British astronaut Tim Peake boards International Space Station

British astronaut Tim Peake and two colleagues have been welcomed aboard the International Space Station after a six-hour journey from Kazakhstan.

No Brit has undertaken such a mission - or even left Earth - in more than two decades.

Mr Peake will be onboard the ISS for six months.

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Tim Peake hopes to inspire generation with ISS mission

Tim Peake hopes to inspire a new generation of scientists and engineers through his mission to the International Space Station.

ITV News science correspondent Alok Jha reports on the excitement generated by the British astronaut's journey into orbit.

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