Small Computer Tweets Location Of The International Space Station

Small Computer Tweets Location Of The International Space Station
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A Raspberry Pi device pings users whenever the ISS is directly over their heads.

Rachel Pincus
  • 12 february 2014

Liam Kennedy, a video producer and amateur astronomer, is fascinated with space and the stars, and he wants to bring that connection to the younger generations who have largely turned to more earthly pursuits. And what better way to do this than with the tiny, inexpensive portable computer known as the Raspberry Pi? Kennedy’s pet project the ISS-Above, now gathering funds through Kickstarter, is a tiny device that alerts you to the International Space Station (ISS)’s movements over your location.

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