Tim Peake has been welcomed to the International Space Station after the hatch to his Soyuz spacecraft was opened.
Mr Peake, NASA astronaut Tim Kopra and Russian commander Yuri Malenchenko entered the station at 7.58pm GMT after a six-and-a-half hour journey.
The parents of British astronaut Tim Peake missed a phone call from their son made from the deck of the International Space Station.
British astronaut Tim Peake has tweeted his first picture of his view from the International Space Station (ISS).
British astronaut Tim Peake may have only been in space for three days, but he has already been busy.