ASTRONAUT Tim Peake is keeping his feet firmly on the ground as he heads to Southampton with his one-man show My Journey To Space.

Tim made history in 2015 as the first British astronaut to visit the International Space Station.

In 2021, he embarked on his debut tour of My Journey To Space, giving audiences a fascinating insight into life as an astronaut, complete with breathtaking photographs and never-before-seen footage.

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Now, due to popular demand, the tour is being extended into 2023 and Tim will send fans into orbit when he visits Mayflower Theatre on Friday, March 10, as he shares the secrets and science of how and why humans journey into space.

Tickets for the one-night special show will go on sale on Wednesday (June 29) at 10am.

Tim joined the European Space Agency (ESA) in 2009, after an 18-year career in the Army. In December 2015, he became the first British astronaut to visit the International Space Station to conduct a spacewalk while orbiting Earth during his six-month mission. He also ran the London Marathon in space.

"One thing I never anticipated in being selected for the ESA programme, was just how much my own experiences would inspire and fascinate others," he said.

"I will always be mesmerised by space and space travel, but I am just as honoured to be able to travel the country sharing my story and experiences."

Daily Echo:

Tim Peake - My Journey To Space is an epic and thrilling journey to the International Space Station, offering unprecedented access, from training to launch, spacewalk to re-entry.

Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for an awe-inspiring ride.

Tim Peake is a former Apache pilot, flight instructor, test pilot and current European Space Agency astronaut who grew up in Chichester, West Sussex. He now lives in a peaceful village not far from Guildford in Surrey with his wife Rebecca and two sons.

The tour will also visit Basingstoke's Anvil Arts on Saturday September 17.



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