SAVE THE DATE: Registration opens July 18!

Join us for the 2024 NASA Space Apps Challenge on October 5-6 as we celebrate this year’s theme of “The Sun Touches Everything” with NASA Heliophysics

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SOLVE REAL-WORLD CHALLENGES ON EARTH & IN SPACE

The NASA International Space Apps Challenge is a hackathon for coders, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, technologists, and innovators around the world to come together and use open data from NASA and its Space Agency Partners to create solutions to challenges we face on Earth and in space.

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Meet like-minded individuals

When you participate in the NASA International Space Apps Challenge, you join a global community that embraces collaboration across borders, sectors, and cultures. The NASA Space Apps community shares a desire to learn and an interest in exploring our planet and universe through the creative use of science and technology. All ages, skill levels, and professional backgrounds are welcome. At NASA Space Apps, there's always space for one more!

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Use open data to solve a variety of challenges

NASA Space Apps provides a platform for problem solvers worldwide to use free and open data from NASA and its Space Agency Partners. NASA Space Apps Challenge teams use these resources to solve challenges written by NASA experts, featuring topics ranging from storytelling to software development, astrophysics, space exploration, and more.

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Challenge Yourself

This is your opportunity to stretch your skills! Connect with fellow participants, teammates, and Subject Matter Experts to learn new programs, gain knowledge, and explore innovative approaches to new and existing problems.

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SPACE APPS BY THE NUMBERS

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

280k+

Registrations

2400+

Local Events

185+

Countries / Territories

13

Space Agency Partners