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Tim Peake, major, astronaut, Blue Abyss consultant

Tim Peake, major, astronaut, Blue Abyss consultant

Tim Peake is a former Apache pilot, flight instructor, test pilot and current European Space Agency astronaut. A veteran of eighteen years military service, Tim has flown over 3000 hours on operations worldwide. In December 2015, he 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. He acts as a special consultant to the Blue Abyss team which shares his passion for space, education and exploration..

About Blue Abyss, Tim said:

I am proud to be part of the Blue Abyss team and I am delighted to see the project progress. Creating a deep sea and space research, training and test facility, as well as fantastic educational resource, helping to widen our knowledge of how humans and technology can function in extreme environments, for the benefit of people and the planet.

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