Britain’s member of the International Space Station crew tells a news conference he loves the feeling of weightlessness.
British astronaut Tim Peake has said that the experience he is most looking forward to in space is weightlessness.
The former Army major said that he had enjoyed practising for zero gravity when training for his mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday.
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Major Peake was speaking at a news conference in Kazakhstan from where he will blast off to spend six months on the ISS carrying out hundreds of experiments.
He said: “There have been a couple of highlights while training – experiencing weightlessness for up to 30 seconds at a time and training for space walks.