UK astronaut resurfaces from cave training.

ESA’s UK astronaut Tim Peake, together with fellow astronauts Thomas Pesquet from France, Randolph Bresnik from NASA, Norishige Kanai from Japan and Sergey Ryzhikov from Russia, has just completed (21 September 2011) a week of living and working in a dark and humid cave – a unique training experience, organised by ESA, to prepare astronauts for space.

 

The 5 astronauts are now going through debriefings similar to those that follow an astronaut’s return from a space mission. Continue reading