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Tim Peake welcomed on board the ISS

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UK astronaut Tim Peake has boarded the International Space Station, which will be his home for the next six months.

"Major Tim", and fellow crew members Yuri Malenchenko and Tim Kopra floated through the hatch from their Soyuz space capsule, where they were greeted by the current ISS astronauts.