We’re bringing together Huntsville’s legendary aerospace + creative + software + engineering communities to collaborate on innovative solutions to NASA’S challenges on Earth and in Space during in a 32-hour competition. The entire weekend of events is FREE and open to the public!Read More
The question behind
our impact stories
What brought you here?
The Urban Engine team loves this question.
We rarely hear the same answer twice.
After asking hundreds of people how they ended up at Urban Engine we began to realize the dynamic impact our work has on the communities we serve. So, we started to capture the stories of people in our networks and the unique ways our programs and resources have made a difference in their entrepreneurial journey. Thus, The Collective Ambition was born.
The Collective Ambition™ is Urban Engine’s central hub of impact stories. It is our collection of the notable people and ideas that inspire us to spark, fuel and ignite the next generation of visionaries through our community programming. You will find features of founders and their startup stories with a focus on how their professional developments make an impact in their local cities. Experience the waves of transformation these motivational influencers have stormed through their hard work.
The 2017 challenge reached more than 25,000 participants and viewers, and the Mainstage sites were New York City and Palo Alto, California. This year, Huntsville is the only Mainstage and our Data Boot Camp programming on October 19 will feature local space and science professionals…Read More
The NASA SpaceApps Challenge is a 48-hour hackathon brought to Huntsville by the non-profit Urban Engine. To prepare teams for the challenge, Urban Engine is hosting CoWorking night educational workshops leading up to the event. Participants are encouraged to just show up to the workshops, no registration is required, and the workshop is free. CoWorking Night™.Read More
Hey folks, it's almost time for 2018's installment of the International NASA Space Apps Challenge. The Space Apps Challenge is a 48 hour hackathon where teams in cities all around the world come together to work on challenges put out by NASA using open source NASA software and datasets…Read More
We're bringing together Huntsville's legendary aerospace + creative + software + engineering communities to collaborate on innovative solutions to NASA'S challenges on Earth and in Space during in a 32-hour competition.Read More
Urban Engine is bringing together Huntsville's legendary aerospace + creative + software + engineering communities to collaborate on innovative solutions to NASA's challenges on Earth and in Space during a 32-hour competition. The entire weekend of events is FREE and open to the public!Read More
On this episode of The Public Radio Hour, Community Newsroom producer Cathie Mayne weilds our Public Microphone at a recent public forum on mental health awareness to gather your thoughts and perspectives. You'll also learn everything you need to know about NASA's Space Apps Challenge from Urban Engine's Toni Eberhart and Hal Brewer of Intuitive Technologies and Research Corporation. We'll also hear a brief preview of The Wall That Heals, coming to Huntsville's John Hunt Park November 1st-4th. And as part of our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, AltLatino takes us on a storm recovery tour of Puerto Rico…Read More