Entrepreneurs Campus, Folsom
  • We are thrilled to have been chosen as the host of the first NASA Space Apps Challenge Sacramento (with Mojave, California NO LONGER as a Satelite to Sacramento, SEE MOJAVE WEBPAGE). 

    This is a hackathon over the weekend of April 11-12 with a Meet and Greet on Thursay, April 9 from 6-8pm.

    REGISTER NOW for FREE by clicking on the link in the top right corner of this site! EVERYONE MUST BE REGISTERED IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE, no fees are ever involved.

    We invite all Makers, Designers, Coders, Scientists, Entrepreneurs, Artists, Educators and Tech Everyone (of all ages) to join in the fun in search of ground-based solutions for Space Applications. Join us to build apps, robots, games, wearables and other cool applications with the themes of Earth, Outer Space, Humans and Robotics. 

    Review the challenges on the home page under CHALLENGES. You may sign up to participate on any challenge and if you don't have a team all other interested parties globally will be matched together on April 11th morning. There are 35 challenges which can be viewed on the


    We’ll have high speed internet. Plenty of space is available inside and outside and a parking lot is available for testing robots and other things. 
    Make sure to bring your computer, cell phone, software and hardware you need and any extra things you may have to donate to other teams, e.g. old cell phones.

    We are a short walk to downtown Old Folsom, learn about restaurants and see the map at Feel free to bring your own food and beverages to keep you going.


    All events take place at the Entrepreneurs Campus, 909 Mormon Street, Folsom, CA  95630. PLEASE NOTE: No parking in front of ANY homes across from the school, you will be towed. You can park around it or inside the schoolyard designated parking area. We’ll have water and coffee service but the food is on you, lots of options with a short walk to old town Folsom. Feel free to bring your own food and drinks if you wish.

    Thursday, April 9,  6-8pm - Meet and Greet/Orientation: Hackathon operations and discussion about Challenges, share your ideas, pick a challenge and if you’d like, start to form teams. 

    Saturday, April 11, 9-9pm - NASA Space Apps Challenge: Welcome, orientation, Q&A,  hackathon teams work together to solve Challenges or on another project.

    Sunday, April 12, 9 - 4pm - Working Day. 4-6pm Pitches, Judging and Awards

    SPECIAL BONUS EVENT FRIDAY, APRIL 10: NASA is placing a special emphasis on women in data this year. Participate in the first NASA Bootcamp streamed live from NYC to improve skills with code, data and project advocacy on Friday, April 10th. Available at any computer!

    VOLUNTEER: We need technical and event volunteers, please reach Ingrid at below if interested.

    QUESTIONS?    Contact: [email protected] (408) 691-4784  

    Projects Nominated for Global Judging

    Global Nominee #1

    Single Camera Depth Perception

    Global Nominee #2

    Blastastic Fashion

    People's choice

    Plant MD

    Projects Receiving Local Awards

    Single Camera Depth Perception - Single Camera Depth Perception
    Blastastic Fashion - Blastastic Fashion
    Plant MD - Plant MD



    Entrepreneurs Campus, Folsom Map it
    909 Mormon Street
    (the old Elementary School)
    Sacramento, CA
    United States

    Abraham Vasant
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    Ingrid Rosten
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  • The following projects were worked on at Sacramento:

    • Towards A Permanent Manned Space Colony at EML1 (Earth-Moon Lagrange point 1)

      Project Members from this location
      • Joseph Bland
      • Joseph Bland

      The Sacramento L5 Society, local California chapter of the National Space Society, has been engaged

      over the last year in analyzing possible means for powering a Moon base through the two week long lunar night. One of the attractive means for accomplishing this appear... Visit Project

    • NB2 Food Replacator

      Project Members from this location
      • Nickzad Bayati
      • Dr Ray
      • Nima Bayati

      The project aims to give astronauts actual food, and this food have actual taste. Also, it makes it so that astronauts would not need to land to restock their food supply as many times. Food replicators will become even more useful when their are public space transportation, or even a space co... Visit Project

    • Protect the Power

      Project Members from this location
      • Kahlil Ram
      • Ian Tiller-Mohr
      • Elias Nutting

      It aims to integrate energy conservation with video games in order to reach more young people, who will go on to shape the future.

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    • Plant MD

      Project Members from this location
      • Kaitlyn  Mallory
      • eshani shah

      Our project blends 2 themes: Crops & Water. We merged 2 groups to form one since we had a shared vision. We would like to connect with other SpaceApps teams that are developing water sensor hardware or farm monitoring drone hardware to add greater intelligence to our app and combine forces... Visit Project

    • Snazzy Space Suit

      Project Members from this location
      • Darin McGrane
      • Darin McGrane

       As a child, I will be the worlds next generation of adults.  It will be my job to further the human race and the sooner I start, the sooner the world will be a better place.  But right now, the world is really the only place and my aims with this is to  make space exploration easier a... Visit Project

    • Single Camera Depth Perception

      Project Members from this location
      • Jacob  Wilson
      • Rohun Atluri
      • Matt Merrill

      We aim to provide a tool to ease perception of depth from single sensor cameras. This solution is cheaper and less wasteful than manufacturing new camera arrays to replace old camera systems.

      To perceive depth from a single position, the camera has to change its focal length to bring ob... Visit Project

    • SML Glove

      Project Members from this location
      • leia pfaff
      • Stuart Summers
      • Stuart Summers

      SML Glove


      The SML Glove is designed to allow astronauts to control remote robotic devices or virtual actions. The device contains two pieces: the actual glove, including sensors, a microcontroller, and the glove fabric; and an Android app which communicates wit... Visit Project

    • Walking The Pisces

      Project Members from this location
      • Timothy Merrill
      • Timothy Merrill

      Starting with some familiar space-related themes and some not-so-familiar space noises, this project was born out a desire to write a song that demonstrated human acheivement at NASA. Adding photos and sound bites helps round out the multimedia experience. The project hopes to inspire the ne... Visit Project

    • Blastastic Fashion

      Project Members from this location
      • eshani shah
      • Angela Merrill
      • Monica Merrill

      8 year old Angela asked 9 year old Samaira: "Have you ever wondered why astronauts wear dull-colored, single-function clothing?"

      Their Blastastic Fashion solution: It's time to put space-age intelligence, animal kingdom skills, and fashion fun into outer space outfits. Creativity fos... Visit Project

    • Imagination Physics-Robotic AI Simulation

      Project Members from this location
      • brett hartshorn

      • navigation of complex three dimensional scenes
      • real time adaptive learning
      • high level problem solving
      • scalable GPU acceleration
      • artificial long-term memory
      • high speed robotics
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