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VERBATIM: Astronaut Peake on missing UK rain

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My views on Brexit are personal views and I don't feel the need to impart them on anybody else. But what I'd like to say, in terms of cooperation and partnership, of course, is just a fact that I'm here floating in the most incredible achievement of not just European corporation, but international corporation.
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This space station would not exist if it wasn't for all the international partners and what they have managed to achieve. This is gonna sound truly remarkable but I most miss the rain. I think perhaps because I haven't had a shower for six months but the feeling of nice cold drizzle on my face right now actually sounds blissful, which most people in the UK would probably find quite remarkable.