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Ground personnel carry International Space Station (ISS) crew member Tim Peake of Britain shortly after landing near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on June 18, 2016 © Shamil Zhumatov/AFP/Getty Images

Weird, wonderful and downright dull tasks Tim Peake did in space

Published: 01st March, 2016 at 14:00
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It’s not all fun and games aboard the ISS playing with test tubes and taking photos of planet Earth - here some of the more unusual things Tim Peake did while in space.

Not panicking

Playing with robots on Earth

Running the London Marathon

Reading a book

Playing with fire

Hosting the Brit Awards

Being chased by a gorilla

Stepping into virtual reality

Freezing poop

Watching the 6 Nations

Scrambling some eggs

Scrubbing up

Playing with dolls

Vacuum cleaning

Walking in space

Getting animated

Having a trim

Staying up for Father Christmas

Supporting Stoke City



And of course being the first Briton aboard the ISS

Keep flying the flag for Britain in space Tim, we salute you!


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Alexander McNamaraOnline Editor, BBC Science Focus

Alexander is the former Online Editor at BBC Science Focus.


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