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.
When you participate in the NASA International Space Apps Challenge, you join a global community that embraces collaboration across borders, sectors, and cultures. The 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 Space Apps, there's always space for one more!
Space Apps provides a platform for problem solvers worldwide to use free and open data from NASA and its Space Agency Partners. 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.
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.
Each year thousands of teams submit projects that demonstrate creativity, collaboration, and potential to solve challenges we face on Earth and in space. The projects go through multiple rounds of judging to determine the NASA International Space Apps Challenge Global Winners, which represent the most innovative and impactful projects submitted by the Space Apps community.