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  • Join us for the 2015 SpaceApps Challenge!

    SpaceApps is a 2-day multi-disciplinary hackathon - for coders, marketers, product designers, data analysts, engineers, artists, etc. You don't need to be an expert about space, just willing to work cooperatively as a team to come up with a creative solution to one of the challenges set by the international panel. It's a lot of fun, a great way to put your skills to different uses. Let's #hackspace! 

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    Project 42



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    AUT University - Sir Paul Reeves Building (WG)
    Governor Fitzroy Place
    New Zealand

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  • The following projects were worked on at Auckland:

    • Orbit Viewer

      Project Members from this location
      • Don Smith
      • Manu Vallyon
      • Balamurali T

      This project is a port of the existing orbit viewer used by the JPL (see links). The current viewer is a Java applet. This requires: (1) the applet to be downloaded, (2) the user to have Java installed, and (3) the user to accept the applet to be run. This project's viewer uses modern web tech... Visit Project

    • river-flow

      Project Members from this location
      • Jerry Peng
      • Isaac
      • Felix Geller
      • Martijn van Buuren

      We are an international group of people from China, Germany, the Netherlands and of course New Zealand. We’ve all met at Movio where we found we share a common interest in big data and visualisation. There is so much cool data out there and translating that into meaningful stories is what we l... Visit Project

    • Midas

      Project Members from this location
      • Chris Jarrett
      • yuchen liu
      • young hoon kim
      • Jun Park
      • Zenon Colaco
      • Eu-Lee Teh
      • Andy Kapteyn

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      It's time for a revolution

      Gesture based computing is not a new technology. Current systems such as the Microsoft Kinect and L... Visit Project

    • miningDTH

      Project Members from this location
      • Wagner Souza Santos
      • Cooper Li


      Everyday data from space are generated by NASA; however, these data need to be analysed to allow people have a better understanding. For this challenge, the APOD catalog was chosen to be a study case. The goal of this project is to build a dynamic knowledge using auto gener... Visit Project

    • Project 42

      Project Members from this location
      • ben chang
      • Oliver Denny
      • William Baker
      • Scott Haysom
      • Jonathan TeRiini
      • Will Leizerowicz
      • Alex  Heffer
      • Finley Campbell

      What we want to achieve

      Currently launch coverage is lacking in its ability to convey all of the factors behind the launch process. Project 42 aims to publish a publicly engaging and operationally useful pre-launch checklist and launch management system in the form of a web and mobile... Visit Project

    • Dowsr

      Project Members from this location
      • Matic Jesenovec
      • Yudhish Khatri
      • Yasir  Al-Hilali

      769, 000, 0000.......

      That's Right approximately 769 million people on Earth do not have access to safe water. In today's population that is around 10% of the total population of Earth. This is a very shocking number considering how technologically developed Earth is.

      Team Dowsr'... Visit Project

    • Project Zoid

      Project Members from this location
      • Walter Lim
      • Faizev Hussein
      • Anirvan Bhaduri
      • Yuan Mai
      • Simar Kalra
      • Teuta Hoxha
      • Janette Fetesio

      Zoid will retrieve images of the vast surroundings of outer space from NASA to your electronic device. These images are randomly picked from a pile of random photos, but what makes them special is that each and every one of these pictures will link itself to the date it was taken, to the exact... Visit Project

    • Orbit

      Project Members from this location
      • Kevin Tran
      • Adam Mcnabb
      • Jonny Lin
      • Arun George Paul
      • Prince Albert
      • Stuart Price
      • Alex Murphy
      • Derek  Deng
      • Sai Shyam Girish

      Our set task was to see how we could use the telemetry data from NASA and to use it in a mobile app for users to understand what it all means in an interactive way. This is achieved by creating a game which allows the users to interact with avatars which represent the astronauts. The avatars o... Visit Project

    • Survivor: Mars Lava Tubes by ZAFT

      Project Members from this location
      • peter tso
      • Johnny Chao

      Lisa Anderson is an astronaut on a mars exploration mission. Lisa is in danger of running out of oxygen. Dust storms and space radiation is seen approaching in the horizon. Help her get back to safety by using the lava tube to get back to her ship safely!

      Our goals are to entice and cre... Visit Project