The names of the new Astro Pi computers get revealed

Reading Time: 4 minutes We and our collaborators at ESA Education are excited to announce that 17,168 programs written by young people from 26 countries have been successfully deployed on board the International Space Station (ISS) for the European Astro Pi Challenge 2021/22. And we can finally reveal the names of the two new and upgraded Astro Pi computers…… Continue reading The names of the new Astro Pi computers get revealed

299 experiments from young people run on the ISS in Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2021/22

Reading Time: 6 minutes We and our partners at ESA Education are excited to announce that 299 teams have achieved flight status in Mission Space Lab of the 2021/22 European Astro Pi Challenge. This means that these young people’s programs are the first ever to run on the two upgraded Astro Pi units on board the International Space Station…… Continue reading 299 experiments from young people run on the ISS in Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2021/22

3D print you own replica Astro Pi flight case

Reading Time: 5 minutes We’ve put together a new how-to guide for 3D printing and assembling your own Astro Pi unit replica, based on the upgraded units we sent to the International Space Station in December. The new, upgraded Astro Pi units. The Astro Pi case connects young people to the Astro Pi Challenge It wasn’t long after the…… Continue reading 3D print you own replica Astro Pi flight case

How did we build the new Astro Pi computers for the International Space Station?

Reading Time: 3 minutes We are really excited that our two upgraded Astro Pi units have arrived on the International Space Station. Each unit contains the latest model of the Raspberry Pi computer, plus a Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera and a host of sensors on a custom Sense HAT, all housed inside a special flight case designed to…… Continue reading How did we build the new Astro Pi computers for the International Space Station?

Raspberry Pi computers are speeding to the International Space Station

Reading Time: 6 minutes This morning, our two new Astro Pi units launched into space. Actual, real-life space. The new Astro Pi units each consist of a Raspberry Pi computer with a Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera and a host of sensors, all housed inside a special space-ready case that makes the hardware suitable for the International Space Station…… Continue reading Raspberry Pi computers are speeding to the International Space Station

Record numbers of young people have sent us ideas for Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2021/22

Reading Time: 4 minutes We and our partners ESA Education are delighted to announce that for this year’s Mission Space Lab of the European Astro Pi Challenge, a record number of 800 teams from 23 countries sent us their ideas for experiments to run on board the International Space Station (ISS). This is an incredible 83% increase from last…… Continue reading Record numbers of young people have sent us ideas for Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2021/22

Amazing science from the winners of Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2020/21

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Raspberry Pi Foundation and ESA Education are excited to announce the winners and highly commended Mission Space Lab teams of the 2020/21 European Astro Pi Challenge! ESA Astronaut Thomas Pesquet floating aboard the International Space Station with the two Astro Pi computers In Mission Space Lab, teams of young people aged up to 19…… Continue reading Amazing science from the winners of Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2020/21

Nearly 15,000 young people ran their code on the ISS for Astro Pi 2020/21!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Our team here at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, in collaboration with ESA Education, is excited to announce the successful deployment of young people’s programs aboard the International Space Station (ISS) for the European Astro Pi Challenge 2020/21! Across both Astro Pi missions — Mission Zero and Mission Space Lab — 14,993 participants created an amazing…… Continue reading Nearly 15,000 young people ran their code on the ISS for Astro Pi 2020/21!

214 teams granted Flight Status for Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2020/21!

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Raspberry Pi Foundation and ESA Education are excited to announce that 214 teams participating in Mission Space Lab of this year’s European Astro Pi Challenge have achieved Flight Status. That means they will have their computer programs run on the International Space Station (ISS) later this month! ESA Astronaut Thomas Pesquet with the Astro…… Continue reading 214 teams granted Flight Status for Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2020/21!

How young people can run their computer programs in space with Astro Pi

Reading Time: 4 minutes Do you know young people who dream of sending something to space? You can help them make that dream a reality! We’re calling on educators, club leaders, and parents to inspire young people to develop their digital skills by participating in this year’s European Astro Pi Challenge. The European Astro Pi Challenge, which we run…… Continue reading How young people can run their computer programs in space with Astro Pi

Amazing science from the winners of Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2019–20

Reading Time: 5 minutes The team at Raspberry Pi and our partner ESA Education are pleased to announce the winning and highly commended Mission Space Lab teams of the 2019–20 European Astro Pi Challenge! Mission Space Lab sees teams of young people across Europe design, create, and deploy experiments running on Astro Pi computers aboard the International Space Station.…… Continue reading Amazing science from the winners of Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2019–20

6558 programs from young people have run on the ISS for Astro Pi 2019/20!

Reading Time: 4 minutes The team at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, in collaboration with ESA Education, is excited to announce that all of this year’s successful Astro Pi programs have now run aboard the International Space Station (ISS)! Record numbers of young people took part in Astro Pi Mission Zero This year, a record 6350 teams of students and…… Continue reading 6558 programs from young people have run on the ISS for Astro Pi 2019/20!

135 teams will run their experiments on the ISS for Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2018-19

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this year’s round of Astro Pi Mission Space Lab, 135 teams will run their experiments on the ISS! CSA Astronaut David Saint-Jacques congratulates all the participants on behalf of ESA and the Raspberry Pi Foundation. CSA astronaut David Saint-Jacques aboard the International Space Station – ENGLISH CSA astronaut David Saint-Jacques introduces Phase Three of…… Continue reading 135 teams will run their experiments on the ISS for Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2018-19

The European Astro Pi Challenge is back for 2018/2019

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ever wanted to run your own experiment in space? Then you’re in luck! ESA Education, in collaboration with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, is pleased to announce the launch of the 2018/2019 European Astro Pi Challenge! Astro Pi returns for a new 2018/19 challenge! Ever wanted to run your own experiment in space? Then you’re in…… Continue reading The European Astro Pi Challenge is back for 2018/2019

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