Tim Peake

18 amazing space photos by British astronaut Tim Peake from orbit

Incredible photos taken by British astronaut Tim Peake from on board the International Space Station, which is orbiting the Earth. Tim, a former British Army Air Corps officer, has since been taking amazing photos from space and posting them to his Twitter account @astro_timpeake.  You can see them in their full glory by clicking on the images in the gallery above a wide-screen view. Tim beat more than 8,000 other hopefuls to secure one of six places on the European Space…

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5 Amazing Eclipse Photos Taken From Earth

Stunning photos showing the beauty of eclipses – read how they were taken from Earth. Ahead of the solar eclipse on Friday 20 March 2015, we thought we would showcase these incredible photos taken by Dr James West, who is the executive director of the South East Physics Network (SEPnet). Dr West took all of these images from Earth. This first image was taken in China, by the Gobi Desert, during a total solar eclipse in August 1 2008. Dr James used…

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