Last updated at 08:37

The boy who's named a spacecraft

To enjoy the CBBC Newsround website at its best you will need to have JavaScript turned on.
Watch Joe's report

Here at Newsround we're fascinated by space, but can you imagine how exciting it would be to have a spacecraft named after you?

Well that's what happened to Patrick, who won a national award to have his name on one of the world's most hi-tech satellites.

Patrick's satellite will be one of 27 circling the earth, creating the most advanced global positioning system ever!

He says: "I've always been interested by space. It's fascinating because no one really knows what's out there."