Principia Astro Pi Update

28 January 2016

Now that Tim Peake is settled on the ISS, it’s almost time for him to run the competition-winning programs on the Astro Pi units. One of them is already unpacked and ready for action! You can read all about it on the official Principia site below, and you can also find many resources on the activities page.

 

Astro Pi Update – Principia Mission

In December 2015, after three days of scrubs due to bad weather, the Astro Pi payload (two specially cased Raspberry Pi computers with computer science experiments coded by UK school children) launched into space on Orbital Sciences’ Cygnus cargo freighter on its fourth resupply mission to the ISS.

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