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Mission Space Lab Resources

Mentor Guide

The mentor guide provides information and tips to help you support your teams to take part.

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Mission Space Lab Creator Guide

Learn how to enter this year’s Mission Space Lab challenge to calculate the speed of the ISS using the Astro Pis’ sensors and cameras. 

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Calculate the ISS Speed with photos

Use photos taken by an Astro Pi Flight Unit on the International Space Station (ISS) to estimate the speed at which the ISS orbits the Earth.

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Getting started with the Sense HAT

Learn how to control the Sense HAT's LED matrix and collect sensor data as part of your experiment.

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Sense HAT data logger

Learn how to user the Sense HAT hardware to build a data-logging service

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Getting started with Raspberry Pi

Learn how to connect up a Raspberry Pi computer and find out what it can do.

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Getting started with the Camera Module

Learn how to connect the Raspberry Pi Camera Module to your Raspberry Pi and take pictures, record video, and apply image effects.

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3D-Printed Astro Pi Mark II Flight Case

Learn how to 3D print your own Astro Pi Mark II Flight case and install the Astro Pi hardware inside it.

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Image classification with Coral Machine Learning Accelerator

Learn how to use the Astro Pi's Coral Machine Learning Accelerator to classify images using this project.

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Parent detector

An additional activity to help you learn how to use the PIR sensor to detect motion.

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