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Join us October 1-2, 2022 for our next annual event!

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Meet the 2021 Global Winners

Get to know this year’s 10 winning teams and their projects!

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2021 Global Winners

A letter from Sandra Cauffman, Deputy Director, Astrophysics Division, NASA

Thank You

for joining us in the largest annual
space & science hackathon
in the solar system!

From October 2-3, 2021, thousands of people across the world came together for Space Apps 2021! We had over 28,000 registrants, spanning 162 countries and territories. Using open data from NASA and our nine partner space agencies, they tackled 28 challenges and produced 2,814 projects! Thank you for a magical weekend of collaboration and problem solving, and for a very special tenth annual event!

Stay tuned for news about the winners, #SpaceApps stories from around the world, and more!


inventive solutions to real-world
challenges using actual data
from space.

Since its inception in 2012, NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge has engaged 150,000+ people from 150+ countries in using NASA’s open data to build innovative solutions to challenges we face on Earth and in space.

To mark the tenth annual Space Apps, NASA is collaborating with nine international space agency partners to bring the largest annual global hackathon in the world to even more communities! NASA welcomes the Australian Space Agency, Brazilian Space Agency, Canadian Space Agency, European Space Agency, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, National Space Activities Commission of Argentina, National Space Science Agency of Bahrain, Paraguayan Space Agency, and South African National Space Agency to the Space Apps 2021 family. Read NASA's press release.

Space Apps is managed by the Earth Science Division, Science Mission Directorate, at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. It is organized in collaboration with Booz Allen Hamilton, Mindgrub, SecondMuse, and the NASA Open Innovation Applied Sciences Program.

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The World

needs your ideas!

Space Apps gives you the opportunity to bring projects to life for a wide range of applications. We are looking forward to seeing what innovative, creative ideas you bring to the community this year.


Space Apps in numbers:

180,000+ Registrations
320+ Locations
100 Host Countries
10 Space Agencies

Statistics are cumulative over the entire history of the Space Apps event. Click here to see event-specific results and metrics.

Explore past events:

Learn more about past Space Apps Challenge events.