Your Code in Space

“Your Code in Space” workshops
Monday 23rd October 2017 12pm-4pm
at The Hive Enterprise Centre, Southend, SS2 6EX

Teams aged 14yrs and under are guaranteed to have their code run in space !!

 

 

 

 

The following Python code was run on 1st February 2017  :

https://trinket.io/python/37541f91f5

https://trinket.io/python/1d61570b0d

https://trinket.io/python/ec2ab7987e

https://trinket.io/python/c3952d5797

https://trinket.io/python/7d32d9227d

Teams coded the Raspberry Pi computers and sensors on the International Space Station using beginner Python coding (no experience of Python necessary, suitable for ages 7yrs+).

The children were congratulated at the Southend Raspberry Jam Tech Fesival by a member of Raspberry Pi Foundation and one gave a talk :

 

 

Also, teams 19yrs and under can enter a competition to run a space science experiment which is eligible for a Bronze Crest Award. (Experience of Python programming needed on the team.)

Facilities and room hire sponsored by The Hive Enterprise Centre and Enterprise4Good as part of Southend #TechCityonSea.

See Tim Peake showing the Astro Pi computers on the International Space Station last year :

Astro Pi using humidity detectors to sense breath :

Astro Pi celebrates anniversary of ISS Columbus module

and the code at :

https://gist.github.com/davidhoness/07f410ebebf3d67f86db1e55cb9f57f8

The first four Mission Zero codes above were run on the 1st February 2018 over Java Sea (near Australia) and the last one was run over the Atlantic Ocean, East of the Falkland Islands.