Tim Peake

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Twenty years of the International Space Station – but was it worth it?
Has the ISS benefited society? Scientists are divided: for some, it’s a beacon of unity; for others, just a set for an action film

Robin McKie

25, Oct, 2020 @6:49 AM

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Astronaut Tim Peake: ‘Coming home was a harsh transition. Gravity sucks!’
Four years after leaving orbit, and with a second mission on the horizon, how is life on Earth for the first Briton to walk in space?

Tom Lamont

03, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Welsh village turns off lights to stargaze with Tim Peake
Astronaut visits aptly named Star in Pembrokeshire to remind locals to embrace wonders of night sky

Steven Morris

24, Oct, 2019 @7:16 AM

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Major Tim Peake reveals what ground control wants in an astronaut
The British space pioneer explains how to pass the toughest job interview on Earth

Ian Sample Science editor

24, Nov, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Intelligent design? How come He made so many blunders? | Robin McKie
Whatever Tim Peake thinks, human bodies are so flawed we’re lucky to be here at all

Robin McKie

19, Aug, 2018 @8:30 AM

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Space Rocks celebrates astronomy and music at London's O2
Space Rocks, an event celebrating astronomy and music, kicks off this Sunday. The twinned nature of the disciplines it celebrates stretch back millennia

Stuart Clark

20, Apr, 2018 @2:28 PM

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Tim Peake: ‘I orbited the earth 2,720 times’
The British astronaut, 45, on how vulnerable our planet looks from space, strange floating dreams and whether we’ll find life out there

Joanne O'Connor

25, Nov, 2017 @2:00 PM

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Tim Peake webchat: your questions answered on travel adaptors, running a marathon and hiccuping – in space
The British astronaut answered your questions on whether you can get a cold in space, why you can’t see Brexit from the ISS, the time he saw strange flying objects and why he wants to go to Mars

26, Oct, 2017 @1:49 PM

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Tim Peake to return to International Space Station for second ESA mission
Astronaut makes announcement at the Science Museum, London, as the Soyuz capsule that brought him back to Earth in June goes on display for first time

Ian Sample Science editor

26, Jan, 2017 @12:05 PM

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2016's best bits: April to June
From surprise sporting triumphs to a healing ozone layer, everything that gave us hope this spring

24, Dec, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Why the Soviet space workhorse Soyuz is still going strong – 50 years on
It has ferried Britons, tortoises and cosmonauts into orbit, seeing off its more complex US rivals

Robin McKie Science Editor

11, Dec, 2016 @12:05 AM

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Tim Peake urged not to attend airshow with arms trade links
Campaign Against Arms Trade says astronaut would be ‘promotional tool’ for weapons manufacturers

Jamie Doward

09, Jul, 2016 @11:05 PM

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