Tim Peake

Tim Peake named ESA ambassador

British European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake has revealed he's stepping down from his role of active ESA astronaut, to assume the role of ESA ambassador, working closely with the UK Space Agency. Peake commented 'Being an ESA astronaut has been the most extraordinary experience. I have had the privilege of working with an exceptional team of dedicated individuals during the past 13 years with the Agency, which has been incredibly exciting and rewarding. By assuming the role of an ambassador for human spaceflight, I shall continue to support ESA and the UK Space Agency, with a focus on educational outreach, and I look forward to the many exciting opportunities ahead'.

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