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Have you ever dreamed of functioning a scientific experiment in house? Now you can make that desire a reality! Indication up now to run your laptop or computer programs in house with the European Astro Pi Obstacle 2020-21.

Level: from novices up to 19 several years aged

The European Astro Pi Obstacle is back and much better than ever, with a brand-new internet site, neat new important visuals, and additional inclusive entry criteria!

Run by ESA in collaboration with the Raspberry Pi Basis, Astro Pi presents youthful people the prospect to publish their personal laptop or computer programs and run them on two Raspberry Pi units on board the International Space Station (ISS).

The European Astro Pi Obstacle 2020-21 is designed up of two complexity concentrations: Mission Zero and Mission Space Lab.

Astro Pi Mission Zero important visual

Mission Zero is created for novices/young members up to 14 several years aged. Consisting of composing a very simple software to acquire a humidity reading on board the ISS and communicate it to the astronauts with a personalised concept, Mission Zero can be accomplished in a single session of all around an hour and does not call for any prior coding experience or distinctive hardware. It is a fantastic action for coding golf equipment or groups of college students who are novices to programming and digital producing, and all members who stick to the problem guidelines are confirmed to have their programs run in 2021.

Astro Pi Mission Space Lab important visual

Mission Space Lab is aimed at additional seasoned/older members up to 19 several years aged, and it takes put in 4 phases more than the system of 8 months. The problem is to design and publish a software for a scientific experiment that improves our comprehension of both Lifestyle on Earth or Lifestyle in Space. The finest experiments will be deployed to the ISS, and teams will have the prospect to analyse and report on their outcomes.

Get included!

Find out additional, access project sources and join the European Astro Pi Obstacle 2020-21 at the new and improved Astro Pi internet site.  


Registrations open up: 14 September 2020

Deadline for Mission Space Lab entry submissions: 23 Oct 2020

Deadline for Mission Zero entry submissions: 19 March 2021