NASA Space Apps Challenge

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(E) NASA will have its worldwide space apps hackathon next weekend on April 22-24. The Silicon Valley location for the hackathon will be at SAP Success Factors, South San Francisco. Note that the hackathon includes many technology areas – Aeronautics, Earth, Space Station, Journey to Mars, Solar System and Beyond, and Space Technology – and is open to many types of talents: beginners, students, experts, engineers, makers, artists, storytellers.

The International Space Apps Challenge is the world biggest mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over 48-hours in more than 180 cities around the world.

The event embraces collaborative problem solving with a goal of producing relevant open-source solutions to address global needs applicable to both life on Earth and life in space.

NASA is leading this global collaboration along with a number of government collaborators and local organizing teams. This year the event will take place between 22 and 24 April 2016 while the challenges are from 6 areas: Aeronautics, Earth, Space Station, Journey to Mars, Solar System and Beyond, and Space Technology.

For more information: https://2016.spaceappschallenge.org/locations/silicon-valley-ca-usa

Note: The picture above is from NASA “Artist’s concept of a protoplanetary disk, where particles of dust and grit collide and accrete forming planets or asteroids.”

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