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Save the date: the European Astro Pi Challenge is back!

Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:19 am
by yv1hx
http://www.esa.int/Education/AstroPI/Sa ... ge_is_back

Following the huge success of its first edition, ESA is happy to announce that the European Astro Pi Challenge is back for the 2017-2018 school year, giving more students the exciting opportunity to run their codes on the International Space Station (ISS). Save the date, as the official launch of the 2017-2018 European Astro Pi Challenge is on 25 September.



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Re: Save the date: the European Astro Pi Challenge is back!

Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:51 pm
by Davespice
Thanks for this, check the Raspberry Pi blog on Monday!

Re: Save the date: the European Astro Pi Challenge is back!

Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:54 pm
by yv1hx
Davespice wrote:
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:51 pm
Thanks for this, check the Raspberry Pi blog on Monday!
Always at your orders!
8-)

Re: Save the date: the European Astro Pi Challenge is back!

Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:20 pm
by yv1hx
ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli launches the European Astro Pi Challenge

The call for the 2017-2018 European Astro Pi Challenge is open! For the second consecutive year, ESA is inviting teams of school students up to 19 years old to join the challenge and run their computer codes on the International Space Station (ISS).
The International Space Station, photographed by ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli following the undocking of his Soyuz-TMA on 23 May 2011.
ISS - International Space Station

ESA astronauts Paolo Nespoli and Alexander Gerst are the proud ambassadors of the 2017-2018 European Astro Pi Challenge. Paolo Nespoli is already onboard the ISS for his third mission in space, and has prepared a special video message inviting you to accept the European Astro Pi Challenge.

Watch Paolo’s video and meet Ed and Izzy, the two Astro Pi computers on the ISS that will run your codes and execute your science investigations in space!

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Full information is available here:
http://www.esa.int/Education/AstroPI/Th ... nge_begins