The European Astro-Pi Challenge!
September 14th 2020

The European Astro-Pi Challenge!

Giving young people the chance to run their computer programs in space

The European Astro Pi Challenge offers young people the amazing opportunity to conduct scientific investigations in space by writing computer programs that run on Raspberry Pi computers aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

There are two exciting missions to choose from:

Mission Zero – Send a message to the astronauts onboard the International Space Station!

Young people write a simple program to take a humidity reading onboard the International Space Station and communicate it to the astronauts with a personalised message, which will be displayed for 30 seconds!

(Age 14 and under) – 1 hour to complete

Mission Space Lab – Conduct a scientific experiment in space!

Teams of young people design and program a scientific experiment to run onboard the International Space Station.

(Age 19 and under) – 6 month duration

Click to choose your mission and take part!

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