Tim Peake

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Peake in 2013

Timothy Nigel Peake CMG (born 7 April 1972) is a British astronaut and former Army Air Corps officer. He is the first British astronaut for the European Space Agency (ESA). He is a former crew member of the International Space Station (ISS). He is also the second astronaut to bear the flag of the United Kingdom. He is the seventh British-born astronaut in space. He served in the British Army from 1992 to 2009. He was made a Major in 2004.

Peake was born in Chichester, West Sussex. He is a degree holder of the University of Portsmouth. He is married to Rebecca. The couple have two sons.[1]

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  1. "Timothy (Tim) Peake". European Space Agency. 5 October 2009. Retrieved 21 March 2019.

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