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Major Peake's boss: 'Tim was ready to go to Space'

Among those watching the launch of the Soyuz rocket on Tuesday morning, carrying a crew of astronauts that included Tim Peake, was his boss.

Frank de Winne, head of the European Astronaut Centre, told BBC News that the British astronaut was excited but focused and "ready to fly".

  • 15 Dec 2015
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