Tim Peake is due to launch his historic mission to the International Space Station shortly after 11am today. Here are the latest updates:
- When will he head into space?
- The work and experiments Major Peake will be doing
- He said an emotional goodbye to his children this morning
- ...and has sent his last Earth-bound tweet: 'GO for flight!'
- This is what he's looking forward to the most
- 12 things that happen to your body in space
- Major Peake's parents worry about him more on the motorway
- How the former Army major became Britain's first ma in space
Tim Peake, set to be the first British astronaut on the International Space Station, will be blasting off on his historic mission at 11.03am UK time today. We will be bringing you all the latest news, photos and updates from the launch here.