Tim Peake begins journey back to Earth

British astronaut Tim Peake, has boarded the spacecraft that will take him back to Earth after his six-month mission on board the International Space Station.

Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and US astronaut Timothy Kopra are also making the journey home on the Soyuz capsule.

Early on Saturday morning, the astronauts said goodbye to the rest of the team on the ISS, before boarding the capsule to start their journey.