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Looking back on launch day and arrival

Who can forget the excitement on the day Principia launched and Tim Peake settled in to the International Space Station. We revisit some highlights.

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Tim Peake gets ready for Space!

Named after Isaac Newton’s text Naturalis Principia Mathematica, ESA’s Principia Mission will be the eighth long-duration mission to the International Space Station. British astronaut Tim Peake will be launched from Baikonur in Kazakhstan onboard a Russian Soyuz vehicle, spending five months in orbit. He’ll carry out an intensive schedule of European and international experiments, in addition to numerous educational activities from space.

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