“It’s impossible to look down on Earth from space and not be mesmerised by the fragile beauty of our planet.”

 

“Don’t let anybody tell you that you can’t do something you’ve set your heart on.”

 

“Did spaceflight change my perspective? Absolutely. Did it change me as much as becoming a father did? Not even close.”

 

“Who knows where the inspiration that will carry someone onward for the rest of their life may come from? The possibilities are limitless.”

Tim Peake CMG

Tim Peake is a former Apache pilot, flight instructor, test pilot and current European Space Agency astronaut. A veteran of 18 years military service, Tim has flown over 3,000 hours on operations worldwide.

In December 2015, Tim became the first British astronaut to visit the International Space Station and conduct a spacewalk during his six month mission. He also ran the London marathon from space.

Tim’s mission engaged more than two million students in outreach activities. He is an ambassador for STEM Education, The Prince’s Trust and the Scout Association. He is a best-selling author, with proceeds from his books donated to The Prince’s Trust.

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The Cosmic Diary of our Incredible Universe

The first children's non-fiction book by Tim Peake - perfect for kids hungry to know more about space, the universe and our place in it.

 

Swarm Enemy

The alien Swarm is back on Earth. Here to recover something that should never have been left behind. But other forces want it too. The Swarm is not the only Enemy...

 

My Journey to Space

Join Tim on an epic and thrilling journey to the International Space Station as part of his first ever UK tour.

 

Swarm Rising

It’s time to get serious about aliens. They’re coming...but what do they want? A swarm is rising. Available in hardback, kindle and audio book.

 

Limitless

The thrilling autobiography, taking readers closer than ever before to experience what life in space is really like. Available in hardback, kindle and audio book.

Incredible Aurora

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Loving the fresh autumn sunshine. Headed to #Dublin today but time for a quick blast on this beauty. Thanks @UKTriumph for letting me try out the Tiger 1200 Rally Pro - what a bike!

Today is the Autumnal Equinox when the Sun is exactly above the Equator & day & night are of equal length.

I love this time of year, it’s a great time to be outside making the most of the daylight & stable weather before winter comes.
📷 @NASA Norman Kuring #Equinox #Autumn

A day full of emotion and a very fitting tribute to Her Majesty the Queen, who dedicated her life to serving others and did so with such dignity and grace.
God Save the King

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So proud of @scouts & all volunteers who’ve been working so hard to make #TheQueue such a unifying & memorable experience for thousands of people.Thank you for your service in honour of Her Majesty & for using the opportunity to help others @felixprojectuk #kindnessforthequeen

Scouts@scouts

Scouts aged 18 - 25 years old from across the UK volunteered to support everyone in the queue paying their respects to HM Queen in London this week. They've done a wonderful job! 👏