Astro Pi

Coding Challenge

Astro Pi is an annual science and coding competition where student-written code is run on the International Space Station! Watch thepromo video.

Design a science experiment that explores life on earth or life in space!

Get your results back from space and analyse them like a real space scientist!

Searching for the next generation of space scientists!

A scientific mission for young people no older than 19.

Take control of a space computer for two orbits of the Earth!

Write a simple Python program using free online tools.

Your code is guaranteed to run in space for 30 seconds.

There are loads of resources available to inspire you and help you get creative with your Astro Pi entry.

Your code could be uploaded to the International Space Station and run for three hours (two orbits).

A non-competitive mission for young people no older than 14.

Design an experiment, receive free computer hardware to work with, and write the Python code to carry it out.

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