Charlie Maclean and his Astro Pi coding excellence prize visit to CGI
At 05:38 BST (2 September 2015), Andreas Mogensen, Sergei Volkov and Aidyn Aimbetov were launched on the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft into orbit. The cargo being carried with them includes 2kg of rocket seeds, ready for Tim Peake’s mission in December …
Two kilograms of rocket (salad) seeds are on their way to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of British ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s six-month Principia mission.
Last week, we celebrated the launch of Rocket Science; an educational project sending salad seeds to space and back. Give your local school the opportunity to grow these 'space seeds' in a national science experiment.
Tim Peake has recently issued the challenge to schools and other organisations to ‘Make That Call’ to him in space, using the amateur radio on board the ISS. But what is this amateur radio, and how does it work?