Major Tim Peake meeting scouts in Glasgow
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British astronaut inspires next generation of scientists

Major Tim Peake was recently announced as Britain's first official astronaut.

In addition to preparing for a mission to the International Space Station in 201, he is also one of the stars of the UK Space Conference which is taking place in Glasgow this week.

He has been meeting young people and inspiring a new generation of scientists.

Tim Muffett reports.

  • 17 Jul 2013
  • From the section UK
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