Tim Peake chalks up 100 days in space

Photo posted by Tim Peake on social media - iceberg in Antarctica the size of London, pictured from the ISS SUS-160328-090458001

Photo posted by Tim Peake on social media - iceberg in Antarctica the size of London, pictured from the ISS SUS-160328-090458001

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Chichester astronaut Tim Peake has now spent just over 100 days in space and received a special patch from the International Space Station commander.

Tim provided a special Easter message for everyone on social media with the Tweet: “Happy Easter everyone - and many thanks as always for the lovely messages.”

While he continues to provide numerous dramatic photos from space and take part in various experiments there’s been plenty of time for him to receive messages from Earth with the accent on Easter puns.

“Space eggsplorer @astro_timpeake joined by Hannah & Poppy in an eggsellent adventure.”

“Here is one for @astro_timpeake “Egg-cellent egg-pedition with Tim Peake the egg-stronaut!” #DecoratedEggs”

Tim Peake arrived at the ISS on December 15 2015 and his mission is due to last six months.

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