ESA – Astro Pi: Mission Space Lab

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02/04/2020
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After a lengthy procedure of testing and judging your experiments, ESA and the Raspberry Pi Basis are delighted to announce that 208 teams in 22 nations around the world have been granted ‘flight status’ and will progress on to Section three (Deploy) and Section 4 (Analyse) of Mission Space Lab 2019/2020.

The teams’ experiments have been chosen centered on their experiment idea, the top quality of their code, and the feasibility of their task – with unique attention paid out to remarks integrated in their code. The chosen programs have every been analyzed on the floor for three hrs, in get to make sure that the experiments will run with out mistakes on board the ISS.
127 teams from Everyday living on Earth and eighty one teams from Everyday living in Space have progressed. These teams are built up of 802 younger folks, with sixty six% male members and 32% female members, and an typical age of fifteen. Spain (29) has the most teams progressing to the future spherical, closely followed by Italy (22), the United Kingdom (19) and Canada (17).
In the coming months, the experiments will be deployed to the ISS and overseen by an astronaut on board. The teams will then acquire the facts for them to analyse and compose a shorter report that will be judged by ESA Training and Raspberry Pi Basis Astro Pi industry experts. 

Because of to Coronavirus, the quantity of time offered to every staff to compose their report has been prolonged. A lot more information will be furnished to every staff when they are sent their experiment facts. After examining the entries, ESA and the Raspberry Pi Basis will pick out the ten finest experiences and announce people winning teams of the obstacle who will acquire a unique prize!

ESA and the Raspberry Pi Basis would like to thank anyone who has taken aspect in Mission Space Lab this 12 months – and unique congratulations to people teams who have realized flight status. The hard function and commitment needed to make it this far in the obstacle is inspiring and you ought to all be incredibly very pleased of yourselves.

If your staff has not realized flight status this time, we hope you have appreciated understanding from this expertise and arrive back again with a revised experiment idea future 12 months for the Mission Space Lab Problem 2020-2021. We know you can do it and we’d really like to welcome you back again!

Now the most thrilling period of Mission Space Lab commences – deployment!
If you have any concerns pertaining to the European Astro Pi Problem, send them to astropi@esa.int.