Spotlight: ESA Astronaut Tim Peake

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ESA Astronaut Tim Peake

ESA astronaut Tim Peake launches from Baikonur, Kazakhstan with fellow Expedition 46/47 crew members Tim Kopra and Yuri Malenchenko aboard their Soyuz TMA-19M at 11.03 GMT on December 15.  The crew will dock with the International Space Station at 17.23 GMT after which they will participate in a video conference with family and friends back on Earth.  Tim will become the first British ESA Astronaut to visit the ISS.

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