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UK Space Agency

On Saturday 5th November Daisy Doyle and Megan Reed were invited to York University, by the UK Space Agency, to do a presentation on their winning Big Bang Project. The girls have spent the past two years teaching themselves how to code and creating a reaction time game on a Raspberry Pi. Their goal was to investigate whether playing a memory and reaction time game could improve someone’s reaction time in real life. Specifically, could it help Astronauts increase their response time before going on a Space Walk? Well, the UK’s own astronaut Tim Peake thought that this was a great idea! He met the girls at the conference and asked them all about it! “