Pi in Space: Tim Peake’s journey to the ISS and the Raspberry Pi he took with him


Dave Honess, Educational resource engineer, Raspberry Pi

As part of Tim Peake's historic Principia mission two Raspberry Pi computers were qualified for space-flight, programmed by school students and launched to the International Space Station. Tim Peake used the computers to execute the students experiments and subsequently returned their results to them. This sessions explains how this was achieved and what the outcomes were.

During this session delegates will learn:

  1. How Astro Pi was started
  2. How to qualify small payloads for the ISS
  3. What student experiments were run in space
  4. What results the students obtained
  5. Future plans for Astro Pi

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