UK finally get their own Yuri

OK, it is over half a century since Russia launched man into space. Britain is now finally to have its own first official astronaut. Major Tim Peake, 41, was selected to fly on a five-month mission on the ISS, in a move hailed as a major boost for the UK’s space industry.

This BBC clip shows Tim, ready for lift-off on-board a Soyuz rocket launcher.


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