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The European Astro Pi Challenge 2023/24

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

The Astro Pi Vis in its flight case.

Choose your mission

  • Suitable for beginners and primary school children

    Mission Zero

    Send a personalised image to the astronauts on the International Space Station!

    • 1 hour
    • Age under 19
    Choose Mission Zero
  • Mission Space Lab

    Run your program on board the International Space Station. Opens on 06/11/23.

    • 4 months
    • Age under 19
    Choose Mission Space Lab

Find out how to run your very own code in space with the European Astro Pi Challenge. New to coding? Mission Zero is right for you. Advanced coders can level up with an all-new Mission Space Lab.