What isAstro Pi?

The European Astro Pi Challenge offers young people the amazing opportunity to conduct scientific investigations in space by writing computer programs that run on Raspberry Pi computers aboard the International Space Station. Astro Pi is an ESA Education project run in collaboration with the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

In order to take part in the Challenge:

1. Your team needs to be from either a primary or secondary school, Scout group or coding/after school club located in an ESA Member State, Slovenia, Canada or Malta. Certified home schools will also be accepted.

2. 50% of your team must be nationals of one of the participating countries mentioned above.

You can find a list of ESA Member States here.

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Choose Your Mission

A non-competitive mission for young people no older than 14.

Write a simple Python program using free online tools.

Your code is guaranteed to run in space for 30 seconds.

Take part

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