Tim’s launch is naturally generating a great deal of interest from the UK media. Among the shows lined up ahead of the event is a Horizon special, How To Be An Astronaut, which will broadcast on BBC Two on 13th December. You can watch some clips from the show on the BBC website.
Last year, as part of a special programme themed around the Moon, Tim spoke to 6Music’s Mary Anne Hobbs about his journey to qualifying as an astronaut. While you count down to the big launch and Tim’s TV appearances, you can listen to the 6Music show below:
British astronaut Tim Peake gives us his top tips on how to become a spaceman.