Three astronauts left Earth for the International Space Station in a Russian rocket that blasted off from Kazakhstan on Dec. 15. But one those on board — Tim Peake — made history as Britain’s first ISS astronaut. He launched to the station alongside NASA’s Tim Kopra and Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malashenko. They will live and work in space for about six months. Read more…

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