PARIS (ESA PR) — ESA Education and the Raspberry Pi Foundation congratulate all the entries of this year’s European Astro Pi Challenge: Mission Space Lab for their outstanding proposals. This has been another record-breaking year with Phase 1 receiving a grand total of 545 entries from 23 countries! The 423 selected teams will now have a chance to write computer code for the scientific experiments they want to send up to Astro Pi Ed or Astro Pi Izzy to run aboard the International Space Station!
LONDON (UKSA PR) — Leading UK space organisations have joined forces with British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake and Raspberry Pi to offer students a chance to devise and code their own apps or experiment to run in space. Two Raspberry Pi computers are planned to be flown to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of Tim’s 6 month mission and both will be connected to a new “Astro Pi” board, loaded with a host of sensors and gadgets.
Launched today (10 Dec 2014) at an event held by the UK Space Agency, the Astro Pi competition will be officially opened at the BETT conference (21-24 January) and will be open to all primary and secondary school aged children who are resident in the United Kingdom. The competition will be supported by a comprehensive suite of teaching resources that are being developed by ESERO-UK and Raspberry Pi.
Join Rob Rishop of the Raspberry Pi Foundation on Aug. 19 in Mojave and learn about the Raspberry Pi – a credit-card sized, $25 GNU/Linux computer that can be used for teaching, embedded applications, or even as a tiny alternative to a desktop PC for light workloads.
Bring your Raspberry Pi projects and share them with other Rob, the Mojave Makers, and other attendees.
Mojave Junior/Senior High School 15732 O Street, Mojave, CA, 93501 Monday, August 19, 2013 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)
Agenda: 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Set-up time for attendee projects 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm: Talk, Q&A with Rob Bishop 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm: Hands-on workshop and project show-and-tells