Grandson Logan meets U.K. Astronaut Tim Peake

We visited the Farnborough Air Show yesterday. A great day out as always. Chatted to the various staff members on the ESA stand and the UK Space Agency stand. Listened to a lecture by Tim Peake.

He has had a very busy week and all of the media want a bit of him as the mission reaches the next milestone (mission name chosen-check). Space food chosen-check.

The mission patch is to be designed by children through the Blue Peter TV programme later this year.

Our grandson (space mad, but he also has a passion for steam engines and aeroplanes, especially loud ones) met up with Tim Peake at the airshow.

Logan meets Astronaut Tim Peake at Farnborough.

Logan meets Astronaut Tim Peake at Farnborough.

 

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Trip to the National Space Centre Leicester

On a recent trip to the National Space Centre at Leicester our grandson Logan needed a little persuading to dress up at first.

logan deakin rocket scientist of the future

I told him the button clearly read ‘Do not Touch’ but his curiosity got the better of him and he activated the zero-g mode in the Columbus lab mock-up!

Logan taking zero-g in his stride

Logan taking zero-g in his stride

He earned his young astronaut wings today.