British astronaut Tim Peake has tweeted for the first time since landing on the International Space Station.
Major Peake, who made the journey into space for the first time on Tuesday, said he had enjoyed an "incredible ride", and praised his commander, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, for his work during a tense docking at the space station.
Hi from #ISS! What an incredible ride to space yesterday-Soyuz felt so smooth & powerful. Yuri did outstanding job getting us safely docked.
Malenchenko docked the Soyuz capsule manually after its autopilot aborted an initial attempt.
A message from mission control at the time said: "Congratulations, we were a little bit worried from our side."
The parents of British astronaut Tim Peake missed a phone call from their son made from the deck of the International Space Station.
British astronaut Tim Peake has tweeted his first picture of his view from the International Space Station (ISS).
British astronaut Tim Peake may have only been in space for three days, but he has already been busy.