Ever wondered what it would be like to be involved in space exploration? To look for cosmic rays or to make a video flyover of our green planet at nearly 16,000 mph? Well, now you have the chance! A team of leading UK Space companies have joined forces with British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake to offer students the chance to devise and code their own app or experiment to run on a Raspberry Pi which will be taken to the International Space Station as part of Tim's mission.
Astro Pi Competition:
- 21-24 January 2015: Competition officially opened at the BETT conference
- 3 April 2015: Primary school age competition closes
- 3 April 2015: Deadline for secondary school age teams to submit their concepts and have the chance to receive an Astro Pi board and Raspberry Pi computer
- 29 June 2015: Final deadline for secondary school ages teams to submit their code and full entries.
Further information can be found here: Astro Pi: Your Code In Space