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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 phones home after making safe return

One of Major Tim Peake's first acts after returning safely to land was to phone his family, the European Space Agency has revealed.

It shared a photograph of the British astronaut smiling during the call home.

Meanwhile, Major Peake's parents were pictured watching on proudly as the Briton returned after six months in space.

The astronaut and his two colleagues are due to attend a traditional welcoming ceremony in Kazakhstan, after which Major Peake will have to climb back on a plane to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany.

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