Mission Zero offers students and young people the chance to have their computer programs run in space on the ISS! Teams write a simple program to display a message to the astronauts onboard. You don’t need special equipment or coding skills, and all participants that follow the rules are guaranteed to have their programs run in space. You will also receive a special certificate showing where exactly the ISS was when your program ran!
Who can take part?
Anyone who is 14 years or younger
In teams of two to four
Supervised by a teacher or mentor
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.
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.