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Tips on jobs in space from astronaut Major Tim Peake

2 August 2013 Last updated at 07:38 BST

Britain's first official astronaut Major Tim Peake has been inspiring children at a Space Conference in Scotland.

He spoke all about the training he has been doing to prepare for his mission to the International Space Station including caving and living at the bottom of the sea.

He also presented a special astronautics badge to some scouts at the event and spoke about all the different jobs that are available in the space industry.