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Tim Peake launch: Live photos of UK astronaut heading into space

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Space, the final frontier – currently being traversed by a star-gazing Briton.

UK astronaut Tim Peake has just been blasted off into space, destined for the International Space Station.

Peake departed from Kazakhstan at 11:00, aboard the Soyuz space capsule.

Major Peake, a 43-year-old former British Army Air Corps officer, is also joined by Russian Yuri Malenchenko and American Tim Kopra.

Here are some of the best launch shots, courtesy of Twitter:

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