Date: 20th November 2015 at 8:36pm
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A Stoke City flag will be literally out of this world come the start of next month.

UK astronaut Tim Peake has confirmed on his Twitter account that he will taking a Stoke City flag with himself up to the International Space Centre on the 3rd December.

Peake,43, from Sussex tweeted on his twitter handle: @astro_timpeake:

“Hey @stokecity – do you know that inside that spacecraft is a Potters flag…launching on 3 Dec @jollyhappybore”

Peake is part of a team set for expedition 46/47 to the International Space Centre, which is due to launch on the 3rd December.

He is the first British citizen to be selected to be an astronaut from by the European Space Agency.