The challenges will include software development, open hardware, and data visualization! It’s not just about smart phone applications! During the International Space Apps Challenge teams will utilize publicly available data to design innovative solutions to a pre-determined series of global challenges focused on space exploration and social needs.During the event, participants will organize into projects focused on solving a speciﬁc, issued challenge. Any project including at least one participant makes that project eligible for awards.
Saturday, April 119:00 a.m. Registration10:00 a.m. Schedule and logistics announcements10:30 a.m. Team formation11:00 a.m. Begin developing12:30 p.m. Lunch break & NASA Google Hangout1:30 p.m. Developing continued4:30 p.m. Optional progress brieﬁng, moredeveloping6:30 p.m. Dinner break8:00 p.m.-Midnight : More developingSunday, April 129:00 a.m. Opens
10:00 a.m. Logistics brieﬁng & updates10:15 a.m. Begin developing12:00 p.m. Submission Deadline12:00 p.m. Lunch break2:00 p.m. Presentations3:00 p.m. Judges Voting3:30 p.m. Awards
3:45 p.m. Videos of winners4:00 p.m. Post event social @ Livermore + Yuri's night party!
Projects Nominated for Global Judging
Global Nominee #1Degrees of Data
Global Nominee #2NamingNature
The following projects were worked on at Pittsburgh:
Degrees of DataProject Members from this location
The problem facing data mining is that it's difficult to find relevant data given a keyword due to badly tagged data. We aim to solve this using the Twitter API. Humans have already tagged their tweets with relevant hashtags (that are more often than not related to each other). With this, we s... Visit Project
NamingNatureProject Members from this location
We walk by thousands of plants every day that remain a mystery to us. Naming Nature lets you name the natural world you live in. Go exploring and translate nature as you roam.
Researchers, preservationists, and planners cannot make infor... Visit Project