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Astronaut Tim Peake coming to York

Astronaut Tim Peake coming to York

Published by Harry Long at 12:02pm 13th March 2020.

British astronaut Tim Peake will be visiting York in October.  

  • Tim Peake will be appearing at York Theatre Royal in October.  
  • He was the first Briton in space for nearly 20 years.
  • He will share his experiences and take part in a question and answer session.   

He'll be coming to the York  Theatre Royal on 11th October, as he relives his six-month mission to the International Space Station.  The astronaut will share exclusive stories from his time in space.

Tim was the first Briton in space for nearly 20 years.

He will discuss how it felt to be selected for the European Space Agency from over 8000 candidates and the six years of training that followed. 

He learnt Russian in Siberia and had to cope with darkness and claustrophobia in the caves of Sardinia and under the oceans of the United States. 

There will also be a chance to ask Tim questions in the audience Q&A.