Astro Pi: Mission Update 7 – Launch vehicle changed

20 October 2015

The Astro Pi equipment will now be launched from an Orbital Science Cygnus cargo freighter on December 3rd. Dave Honess has more details over on the blog:

Astro Pi: Mission Update 7 – Launch Vehicle Changed – Raspberry Pi

This December, British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake will be taking two specially augmented Raspberry Pis called Astro Pis to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of his six-month mission. These Astro Pis will be running experimental Python programs written by school-age students; the results will be downloaded back to Earth and made available online …

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