'Proud moment' as Tim Peake starts spacewalk
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Tim Peake: Spacewalk is a 'proud moment'

Tim Peake has begun the first ever spacewalk by an "official" British astronaut.

Major Peake stepped outside the International Space Station's Quest airlock just after 13:00 GMT.

Fellow astronaut Scott Kelly said it was "really cool" that the Union flag had been taken into space and Peake replied that it was a "huge privilege and proud moment".

  • 15 Jan 2016
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