NOTE: The launch was rescheduled due to launch pad sensor issues, for Thursday, May 21st.
Zerynth-powered hardware is on the International Space Station. Yes, you’ve heard that right, our software is in space now. Thanks to the XinaBox partnering with U.S-based Quest for Space to launch experiments to the International Space Station (ISS), the Zerynth-powered CW02 xChip is off the planet.
Quest for Space
The Quest for Space Program was launched to the ISS on 7 February 2020, onboard a Northrop Grumman NG-13 Launch Vehicle on a resupply mission from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia.
Now, you’re probably wondering what XinaBox xChips are out there on the Space Station. The answer is the XK92 – Quest for Space ISS Mission kit.
Furthermore, all the data collected by the kit will be stored on SD cards and studied once the experiment returns to Earth in a couple of weeks.
Get started with Zerynth and XinaBox
Also, have you ever worked with XinaBox and Zerynth? If you haven’t we have a tutorial that can get you started. It teaches you how to set everything up and then blink an LED on the CW02.
In case you didn’t already know, the CW02 has a Zerynth license onboard. So, you can program it right out of the box. All you need to do to activate the lisense is enter the voucher code.
Of course, if you’re looking for more challenging projects, we have a list of Zerynth and XinaBox tutorials for you:
- Make your own remote control with Zerynth and XinaBox
- Remote Gesture and Proximity Sensing Tutorials with XinaBox, Zerynth, and Ubidots
- Python Weather Station with Zerynth, XinaBox, and Ubidots
- A temperature-controlled fan, with XinaBox and Zerynth Studio
- Controlling the relay of XinaBox OC03 using Python and Zerynth Studio
- From blinking an LED to sharing data over WiFi in real-time
- Combining Internet of Things and Machine Learning using Zerynth, Microsoft Azure and XinaBox
Download Zerynth Studio
It’s free for download and available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS.