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Tim Peake - Author


Tim Peake is a European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut. He finished his 186-day Principia mission working on the International Space Station for Expedition 46/47 when he landed back on Earth 18 June 2016. Tim attended Chichester High School for boys. During this time he was also a member of the combined cadet force before joining the Army as an Army Air Corps Officer. He has over 3000 flying hours and has flown more than 30 different types of helicopter and fixed wing aircraft. Tim is married with two sons. Among his leisure activities he enjoys skiing, scuba diving, cross-country running, climbing, mountaineering and he completed the London Marathon in 2006. His interests include quantum physics and aviation. Tim is an ambassador for UK science- and space-based careers and is working with the UK Space Agency in developing the UK's microgravity research programme. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and a member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots.Tim is also an ambassador for the Prince's Trust.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Tim Peake

Ask an Astronaut by Tim Peake
Ask an Astronaut
Tim Peake
The new book from astronaut Tim Peake, the number one bestselling author of Hello, is this planet Earth? From training to launch, from his historic spacewalk to re-entry, he reveals for readers of all ages the cutting-edge science behind his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017
Hello, is This Planet Earth? My View from the International Space Station (Official Tim Peake Book) by Tim Peake
Hello, is This Planet Earth? My View from the International Space Station (Official Tim Peake Book)
Tim Peake
Takes readers on a tour of the author's historic and inspirational six-month Principia mission. Based on over 150 photographs that he took on board the international space station, this collection showcases the beauty of earth from above, which captured the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2016

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