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Tim Peake: Being back on Earth is like 'world's worst hangover'

British astronaut Tim Peake has said adjusting to life back on Earth is like having the "world's worst hangover".

Major Peake said he felt "pretty terrible" and had suffered with vertigo and dizziness since he returned from the International Space Station.

He added he was beginning to feel better as time passed but said he missed the view from ISS.

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Tim Peake: It feels fantastic to be back on Earth

"It feels fantastic" to be back on Earth, said British astronaut Tim Peake as he arrived in Karaganda.

After returning to Earth in the Soyuz capsule, Major Peake, along with American Nasa astronaut Colonel Tim Kopra and Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, were flown by helicopter to the Kazakh city where they were given gifts of bread and salt and a traditional Kazakh hat.

When they have received their gifts the trio will then go their separate ways, Major Peake taking a plane to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany, Colonel Kopra heading for Houston, Texas, and Mr Malenchenko travelling to Star City, near Moscow.

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