Seven pointless things Tim Peake did in space: Funny things Tim Peake did in space: What did Tim Peake actually do in space?

Christina Mercer
Christina Mercer

Christina Mercer

Christina is audience development editor. After graduating from the University of Nottingham reading philosophy and theology in 2013, Christina joined a tech start-up specialising in mobile apps. She has a keen interest in the mobile platform and innovative tech.

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The UK's superstar space explorer Major Tim Peake has achieved some impressive things - training as an astronaut for starters, going to the International Space Station was alright and, yes okay that time he measured his nitric oxide intake to help asthma sufferers back on Earth was kind of good of him.

But he also did some fairly non-core activities while he was up there. Ate a bacon sandwich, took a selfie, presented a Brit Award to Adele...the usual space stuff.

But what other groundbreaking work did old Peakey get up to? Let's take a look at how that £80 million was actually spent.

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