Principia Mission

British European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake spent 6 months living and working onboard the International Space Station.  The UK Space Agency brings you news of all of the activities taking place here in the UK, as well as updates on Tim and information on how you can get involved.

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Tim Peake opens Futures Day at Farnborough International Airshow

15 July 2016

British ESA astronaut Tim Peake opened Futures Day at Farnborough International Airshow today. Appearing in front of over 200 students in the Space Zone Tim answered questions on his mission to space and how he has acclimatised to life back on Earth.   Earlier in the day, Tim held a press conference with Greg Clark,… Read more

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Mission calendar dates

23 July 2016 to 4 September 2016

RHS Rocket Science Summer Holiday Fun

Blast off with the RHS this summer!

2 November 2016

Principia Schools Conference

The UK Space Agency is organising two conferences for school pupils

5 November 2016

Principia School Conference

The UK Space Agency is organising two conferences for school pupils.