Chichester astronaut Tim Peake to release book of space photos

Chichester's Tim Peake is soon to release a book packed full of mesmerising photographs from his time in space.

Tuesday, 15th November 2016, 8:44 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:00 pm

‘Hello, is this planet Earth?’ will be released on Thursday, where Tim’s historic and inspirational six-month Principia mission will be displayed in a collection of 150 images – many of which have not been seen before.


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In a statement talking about the book, Tim Peake said: “It’s impossible to look down on Earth from space and not be mesmerised by the fragile beauty of our planet.

“During my mission I became determined to share this unique perspective of the one place we all call ‘home’.

“This book captures a journey of discovery, not just the discovery of planet Earth - a stunning oasis of life in the vastness of space – but also the discovery of a newfound passion for photography, which has had a major impact on me.”