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January 30, 2015 AT 1:00 am

AstroPi – Raspberry Pi in space! #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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From Astro-Pi.org via the RaspberryPi Pod:

Ever wondered what it would be like to be involved in space exploration?
To look for cosmic rays or to make a video flyover of our green planet at nearly 16,000 mph? Well, now you have the chance!

A team of leading UK Space companies have joined forces with British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake to offer students the chance to devise and code their own app or experiment to run on a Raspberry Pi which will be taken to the International Space Station as part of Tim’s mission.

Visit astro-pi.org to learn more about this awesome project!


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