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British astronaut will tweet from space to inspire youth

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Major Tim Peake, ready for lift-off Major Tim Peake, ready for lift-off - Image Credit: ANDREW CROWLEY

Major Tim Peake (what a fitting name!), Britain's first astronaut, said he will tweet from space when he goes in 2015.

"I certainly will be tweeting from space, a large part of what I want to achieve on this mission is to try to inspire a generation and encourage them to continue to support space flight and microgravity research.", Peake says.

He'll have to be brief though since his messages will need to be limited to twitter's 140 characters :)


He also says that he plays the guitar, but will spare everyone from hearing it :)

"I do play the guitar – very badly", Peake jokes, "and I wouldn't inflict my singing on anyone."


We are looking forward to hearing Good News from outer space in 2015!


And that's what's good,

Jon

 

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