Timothy Nigel ‘Tim’ Peake!
Tim Peake is the first British ESA astronaut, the second person to bear a British flag patch (the first was Helen Sharman, who visited the Mir space station as part of Project Juno in 1991), the sixth person born in the United Kingdom to go on board the International Space Station (the first was NASA astronaut Michael Foale in 2003), and the seventh UK born person in space (the first was Helen Sharman).
Facts about Tim
Born – 1972 in Chichester
Past careers – British Army Officer
Other occupation – Test Pilot
Rank – Major
Years spent training – Six Years
Launch – 15th December 2015
First EVA (spacewalk) – 15th January 2016
Return to Earth – 18th June 2016