Tim Peake's wife 'excited' at launch site
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Tim Peake's wife Rebecca 'massively' proud of husband

Tim Peake has started his landmark journey to the International Space Station after blasting off from Baikonur in Kazakhstan.

The former army pilot is making history as the first official UK astronaut.

Earlier on Tuesday he waved goodbye to his young sons and wife Rebecca. Speaking just before his launch, she said she was "massively" proud of her husband.

  • 15 Dec 2015