NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018
NASA looked to foster innovation through a diversity of perspectives and encouraged global citizens to come together to solve perplexing problems faced by NASA Scientists on a daily basis.
The NASA Space Apps Challenge was one of the largest hackathons in the universe and part of the Open Government Partnership.
Coders, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, technologists, and everyone enthusiastic about curiosity came together over the weekend to address challenges we face on Earth and in space!
Don't let the name fool you... it wasn’t just about apps! Participants tackled challenges using robotics, data visualization, hardware, design and many other specialties!
themes: Earth & space
Under the theme of earth & space, participants could choose to tackle one (or more) of the following challenges!
Can you build A...
help others discover the earth
VOLCANOES, ICEBERGS, AND ASTEROIDS (OH MY)
WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS...
An icy glare
A Universe of beauty and wonder
Tuesday, 16 October
Participants got introduced to the possibilities for innovation using NASA data!
NASA SPace apps challenge 2018
Saturday - Sunday, 20 - 21 October
Teams designed and tested their solutions, spoke to expert mentors, and pitched to industry leaders!