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Monday, January 4, 2016

Raspberry Pi In Space

Astro Pi: Your code in space!

First picture of Astro Pi in space

AstroPi Org | January 3, 2016

This morning, Tim Peake [UK astronaut on International Space Station] posted the first in space image of the Astro Pi payload to his social media accounts. The pink glow is the light from the Columbus module greenhouse experiment, where flowers are being grown in microgravity. If you look closely, you can see Tim reflected in the push buttons...
The Astro Pi is not online yet; it will be plugged in and turned on later this month, and then the competition-winning programs will begin to run.


<more at; related links: (Astro Pi: Your Code in Space!) and (Watch Two Raspberry Pi Blast Off to the ISS This Thursday. December 1, 2015)>

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