After a 6-month stay at the ISS, Tim Peake came back to earth.
The first UK astronaut to spacewalk; the second astronaut to run a marathon (London, which he completed in 3.35). I’ve been following him on the news, on twitter and flickr. He’s safely back on earth now, but not before a final tweet from space:
Time to put on some weight! What an incredible journey it has been– thank you for following & see you back on Earth! pic.twitter.com/ffAhPvsAFv
— Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake) June 17, 2016
Beautiful pics on his flickr feed. Aside from the marvel that is seeing the Earth from space, there’s his keen eye too. It’s good to be reminded of how beautiful our planet is.
p.s. all pics copyright Tim Peake ESA/NASA, from Tim’s flickr.