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Space Station Welcomes its First British Astronaut

Tim Peake, the first official British astronaut to travel to the International Space Station, on Tuesday docked with the orbiting laboratory with two other spacemen.

Published On 12/15/2015
9:20 PM EST
The Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft with the first British astronaut on ISS, Tim Peak, Roscosmos's Yuri Malenchenko and NASA's Tim Kopra on board blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the 'Gagarinsky' launchpad, Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan | Leonid Faerberg/Global Look/Corbis