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Ground control to Major Tim

Duration: 04:08

On Monday 20th May it was announced that former Army test pilot Major Tim Peake would become Britain's first official astronaut.

In 2015, he'll become the first UK astronaut to board a mission to the International Space Station.

He has already been preparing with some gruelling training.

Tim spoke to us from London's Science Museum.

Available since: Tue 21 May 2013

This clip is from

Breakfast 21/05/2013

The latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC's Breakfast team.

First broadcast: 21 May 2013

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