Controlling the World from a Web Browser
A presentation on how to use the Raspberry Pi (and a web browser) to control the world (or just about anything in it).
Victoria Computer Club
85A Burnside Rd West (at Wascana), Victoria, BC
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Cambridge’s world-famous Raspberry Pi has hit new heights – by being blasted into space.
On December 6th an Antares Cygnus rocket carried 2 Pi’s to the International Space Station. Tim Peakes, the first British ESA astronaut, will use the Raspberry Pi for educational outreach.
Tim Peakes arrives at the Internation Space Station December 15 at 17:24 GMT.
Your code in space!
Astro Pi Mission
Two augmented Raspberry Pi computers (called Astro Pis) are being flown to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake’s mission. They are both equipped with the mighty Sense HAT that can measure the environment inside the station, detect how it’s moving through space, and pick up the Earth’s magnetic field. Each Astro Pi is also equipped with a different kind of camera; one has an infra-red camera and the other has a standard visible spectrum camera.