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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