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Space Agency asks children to design meals for astronauts

The UK Space Agency is launching a competition for schoolchildren to design a meal for British astronaut Tim Peake.

Once the meal has been designed the astronaut plans to eat it during his six months at the International Space Station from 2015.

Libby Jackson from the UK Space Agency explains the types of food astronauts currently eat in space and what competition entrants need to do.

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