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    This Is Why Tim Peake Is The Boss At Going Into Space

    Now we all want to be astronauts. Thanks Tim.

    EXHIBIT A: When Tim Peake's space suit was being tested whilst before liftoff to the International Space Station, he said goodbye to his children like this.

    Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP / Getty Images
    Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP / Getty Images
    Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP / Getty Images

    EXHIBIT B: The 117 song playlist Tim Peake chose to accompany his mission, which includes records by Depeche Mode, Adele and Spandau Ballet.

    One of the records is Nickleback but we'll let him off.

    Tim Peake has also pledged to take Kasabian into space. Have a big long think about what we're actually doing here.

    EXHIBIT C: When he wrote stuff down on a piece of a paper, whilst travelling more than 8000 miles an hour.

    BBC / ISS

    We can barely write anything down on a piece of paper in a bus that moves at ten miles an hour.

    EXHIBIT C: When he did the thumbs up to let everyone know that he was OK, for everyone that was watching.

    BBC / ISS

    A man I don’t know just gave a thumbs-up to camera and I waved enthusiastically and a little tearily at him. #timpeake

    EXHIBIT D: That BBC's Stargazing Live caught him giving a thumbs up during commentary, resulting in Brian Cox, Dara O'Briain, Commander Hadfield and a lot of kids to lose their shit. / Via

    Brian Cox: "There's a thumbs up AAAAAHAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH"

    What a magical moment it was.

    BBC / Via

    EXHIBIT E: When his parents were asked the day before whether they were scared about Tim's space mission.

    True fact: The M27 is the worst.

    CONCLUSION: Tim Peake is the boss at going to space.

    BBC / IS

    I REST MY CASE *throws briefcase out of window*

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