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Tim Peake gives the thumbs-up shortly before launch. Pic: Tim Peake

Tim Peake to return to Earth after six months floating around in space

British astronaut Major Tim Peake and the rest of the crew aboard the Soyuz spacecraft will be zooming back to earth after a six-month long mission in space. The spacecraft is expected to touch down on Earth around 0900 GMT. The journey back to earth is more dangerous than going into space. During re-entry, the spacecraft …
Katyanna Quach, 17 Jun 2016
Impact chip on the ISS

A cracked window on the International Space Station? That's not good

British astronaut Tim Peake has sparked an orbital kerfuffle after he tweeted a picture showing a crack in the International Space Station's window. It was caused by space debris. Often asked if @Space_Station is hit by space debris. Yes – this chip is in a Cupola window https://t.co/iH87Dt80yV pic.twitter.com/7ZvVs4myM0 — Tim …
Iain Thomson, 12 May 2016
Tim Peake

Ground control to Major Tim! Brit's spacewalk halted after NASA 'naut takes unexpected leak

NASA called an early halt to a British astronaut's spacewalk after water leaked in his American colleague's spacesuit. The European Space Agency's Major Tim Peake and his NASA counterpart Colonel Tim Kopra had planned to spend over six hours outside the International Space Station replacing a faulty sequential shunt unit that …
Iain Thomson, 15 Jan 2016

Brit 'naut Peake gears up for spacewalk

European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake is gearing up to exit the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday on his first spacewalk. Tim Peake tries his spacesuit on for size Flying the flag: Tim Peake tries his spacesuit on for size. Pic: Tim Peake He'll be joined by the orbiting outpost's other Tim - NASA 'naut Kopra …
Lester Haines, 13 Jan 2016
Neil Cardy's massive bacon sarnie from a cafe on the A90

Brit 'naut Tim Peake tucks into space bacon sarnie

European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake has pushed the orbital nosh envelope by enjoying a bacon sarnie as his first meal aboard the International Space Station. What makes a good leader? @StationCDRKelly having a hot bacon sarnie waiting as my 1st meal on #ISS. Boy that tasted good! #Principia — Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake) …
Lester Haines, 18 Dec 2015

Grim-faced cosmonaut in ISS manual docking nail-biter

European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake, NASA 'naut Tim Kopra and cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko safely boarded the International Space Station yesterday following a tense manual docking of their Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft with the orbiting outpost. The trio blasted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 11:03 GMT. …
Lester Haines, 16 Dec 2015
The Soyuz launch this morning. Pic: ESA

Brit 'naut Tim Peake thunders aloft

European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake, NASA 'naut Tim Kopra and cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko blasted off this morning from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan en route to a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station. Tim Peake, Yuri Malenchenko and Tim Kopra See you in six months: Tim Peake, Yuri …
Lester Haines, 15 Dec 2015

Brit 'naut Tim Peake preps for Space Station launch

European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake is gearing up to blast off to the International Space Station tomorrow from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The former army helicopter and test pilot will join NASA 'naut Tim Kopra cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko atop the Soyuz-TMA19M for a scheduled departure from terra firma at …
Lester Haines, 14 Dec 2015

Brit 'naut Tim Peake will run the London Marathon – in space

Brit astronaut Tim Peake will participate in next year's London Marathon – albeit at an altitude of 400km and travelling at 28,800 km/h, relative to his fellow competitors. Tim Peake, Yuri Malenchenko and Tim Kopra Peake, along with Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and NASA astronaut Tim Kopra, is scheduled to blast off …
Lester Haines, 7 Dec 2015
Tim Peake training in a Soyuz simulator

Brit 'naut Major Tim could carry YOUR name into SPAAAAACCEEE

Astronaut Tim Peake needs a name for his next mission, when he'll become the first official British astronaut to head into orbit aboard the International Space Station. The European Space Agency has launched its usual competition to name an upcoming astronaut's mission, this time for Major Tim's six month stint in the ISS, …
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Crack Army pilot to be first PROPER British astronaut IN SPAAAACE

Ex-Apache helicopter pilot Tim Peake will become the first bona fide British astronaut in space - and live and work on the International Space Station. Tim Peake training in a Soyuz simulator Peake performance ... Tim trains in a Soyuz simulator (Credit: ESA) The former army major, and a serving member of the European …
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Sole British 'naut Major Tim embarks on NASA deep space mission

Blighty's one and only astronaut, Tim Peake of the European Space Agency, has just embarked on a bold mission into an environment where few human beings have ever ventured: that of the saturation diver, semi-permanently adapted to life under high pressure and able to survive only deep underwater or inside pressurised containers …
Lewis Page, 12 Jun 2012

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