Posted on: January 20th 2023

Tim Peake assumes ambassadorial role for space

Tim peakeAstronaut and former CHS student 
Tim Peake assumes ambassadorial
role for space

The UK Space Agency has paid tribute to Tim Peake, following his decision to step down from the active European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut corps and assume an ambassadorial role for space.

Tim will work closely with the UK Space Agency and ESA in his new role, where he will use the inspirational power of space and his own journey to encourage more young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Tim Said,
"Being an ESA astronaut has been the most extraordinary experience.

I have had the privilege of working with an exceptional team of dedicated individuals during the past thirteen years with the Agency, which has been incredibly exciting and rewarding.

By assuming the role of an ambassador for human spaceflight, I shall continue to support ESA and the UK Space Agency, with a focus on educational outreach, and I look forward to the many exciting opportunities ahead"

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