Space Apps COVID-19

15,000+ participants tackled COVID-19 using data from NASA, ESA, JAXA, CSA, and CNES in this global, virtual hackathon!

Space Apps Challenge 2020

This year's annual Space Apps Challenge event is scheduled for October 2-4. Participant registration will open this summer.

Apply to host Space Apps 2020!

What is Space Apps?

Now in its 9th year, Space Apps is an international hackathon for coders, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, technologists, and others in cities around the world, where teams engage with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s free and open data to address real-world problems on Earth and in space. Space Apps 2019 included over 29,000 participants at 225 events in 71 countries. In May 2020, the virtual-only Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge concluded with over 15,000 participants from 150 countries. Space Apps is a NASA-led initiative organized in collaboration with Booz Allen Hamilton, Mindgrub and SecondMuse.

Space Apps 2020 will be coming to you on October 2-4, 2020. You can apply to host a local event by clicking the link above. Participant registration will open this summer.

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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 is your chance to experience, experiment, and explore solutions to our universe’s biggest challenges!

As the countdown to our ninth year of Space Apps continues, we are increasingly eager to have problem-solvers of all walks of life join us on the journey. Keep an eye out for upcoming information on how you can get involved this year, whether hosting a Space Apps event in your community, rolling up your sleeves and participating, or helping students, professionals, engineers, makers, artists, coders, and storytellers on their intrepid travels into Space Apps.

TEAM_AEDES_1.2e16d0ba.fill-618x348.jpg AEDES PROJECT Project by AEDES PROJECT of Manila, Philippines
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43399101032_2495aeab66_b_lqMvGbs.2e16d0ba.fill-618x348.jpg HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM PREDICTION MODEL Project by THE GREAT BLOOM THEORY of Poznan, Poland
ZHODAnew.jpg PRISM- PERFECT SAMPLE RETURN MISSION Project by 1 ZODHA of Virtual Participation
2b.width-500.jpg Footsteps Project by 2b||!2b of London, United Kingdom
gotolua.width-500.jpg How did it change? Project by goto.lua of Belo Horizonte, Brazil
scitech.width-500.jpg Save our Sphere (SoS) - A VR Game for Good Project by Scitech of Perth, Australia
Seal.width-500.png ADAM PLAN Project by Seal of Taipei, Taiwan
birl.2e16d0ba.fill-618x348.jpg OCEAN RIDE Project by CAFEÍNA of Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
starstruck_1.2e16d0ba.fill-618x348.jpg PLAN-IT Project by STARSTRUCK of Huntsville, AL, U.S.A
image_from_ios.2e16d0ba.fill-618x348.jpg PHOENEX Project by C.A.W.S.T.O.N. of London, United Kingdom

Past Space Apps Challenges

Learn more about past Space Apps Challenges.