Young girl '˜over the moon' after meeting Chichester astronaut

A young girl is over the moon after meeting her idol, Tim Peake.

Monday, 18th July 2016, 12:48 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 5:41 pm
Chloe Mainstone with Tim Peake

Chloe Mainstone and her mum Claire travelled to Farnborough International Airshow on Saturday (July 16) to meet the Chichester astronaut, after closely following his every step in space.

Claire said: “Chloe has been following Tim Peake’s mission on Facebook since the beginning and is mad about all things space now.

“It was a really surreal day. We met so many people, including his wife and children.

“Chloe was sat next to them whilst Tim was on stage – we’re all still buzzing!”

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