Tim Peake trying on the Sokol spacesuit he will wear during his flight to the International Space Station.
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Tim Peake prepares for International Space Station mission

The rocket that will carry UK astronaut Tim Peake into orbit has arrived at the launch pad in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

Mr Peake will be accompanied by American Tim Kopra and Russian Yuri Malenchenko on Tuesday's flight to the International Space Station (ISS).

Pallab Ghosh reports.

  • 13 Dec 2015
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