200 CITIES, 2,729 TEAMS BUILDING A BETTER UNIVERSE: A RECAP OF SPACE APPS WEEKEND 2018 [SPACE APPS CHALLENGE]

NASA’s 2018 International Space Apps Challenge is in the books, and what a weekend it was!

At 200 locations in 75 countries, 17,924 participants took on the Space Apps mission, forming 2,729 teams to submit 1,395 total projects in response to 20 challenges designed by NASA to solve problems here on Earth and in Space.

Read the full story on spaceappschallenge.org.

Huntsville shines in 2018 NASA International Space Apps Challenge

Huntsville shines in 2018 NASA International Space Apps Challenge

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Space Apps Huntsville competition, held at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center Oct. 19-21!  Two of these teams advance to the global competition later this year…

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Competing With New App Ideas

Competing With New App Ideas

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center is hosting the International Space Apps challenge.

The event is a hackathon where coders, designers, builders, and anyone else can come up with ideas and create apps. Space Apps is bringing people together regardless of their skill level…

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HUNTSVILLE EPICENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL HACKATHON

HUNTSVILLE EPICENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL HACKATHON

This weekend, Huntsville is ‘Mainstage’ for the 2018 NASA Space Apps Challenge. Called Huntsville’s biggest hackathon of the year, the Rocket City is the epicenter of an international effort…

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Space Apps challenge launches in the Rocket City

Space Apps challenge launches in the Rocket City

"I love watching team members communicate with each other about their ideas. There's that moment when someone actually latches on to an idea you're trying to communicate and understands where you're going with it, that is truly wonderful," said Sarah Hemmings, the Earth Science Policy Analyst from Global Space Apps Organization Team.

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NASA's 2018 International Space Apps Challenge Returns to Huntsville

NASA's 2018 International Space Apps Challenge Returns to Huntsville

"Space Apps is a great opportunity for NASA Marshall to engage with our local community and we are thrilled Huntsville was chosen as the Mainstage for the event," said Paul McConnaughey, associate director, technical, of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, and the keynote speaker for the event on Friday, Oct. 19…

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NASA’s 2018 International Space Apps Challenge Returns to Huntsville

NASA’s 2018 International Space Apps Challenge Returns to Huntsville

Facilitated by Urban Engine of Huntsville and other local sponsors, the event will be held at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s Education Training Facility and will also be featured as the Mainstage for the challenge weekend…

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