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Principia launch event


On 15 December 2015 Tim Peake, the European Space Agency's first British astronaut, launched to the International Space Station (ISS) for a six-month mission. The Museum, in partnership with Discover South Kensington, celebrated Tim’s trip to the ISS with a fun-packed day and evening of events.

Watch the video of the celebrations above.

Find out more about the Principia mission 

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Image credit: Tim Peake UK Space Agency

Principia launch event

Watch the Museum's celebration of British astronaut Tim Peake's mission to the ISS
Price: Free