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Tim Peake is a European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut of British nationality. He finished his 186-day Principia mission working on the International Space Station for Expedition 46/47 when he landed back on Earth 18 June 2016. He conducted numerous experiments in space and is the first official British astronaut to have completed a spacewalk. Tim has a background as a test pilot and a British Army Air Corps officer. He is a Prince’s Trust ambassador.