• Welcome to the third annual NASA Space Apps hackathon! This year the event will take place at AssentWorks Winnipeg, and will involve a telescope workshop on Saturday. Supplies for the workshop will be available for purchase, or you can just follow along.
    An augmented telescope project has been selected, and all those interested may join in. Otherwise, everyone is welcome to select their own challenge for the weekend!

    For those participating, we recommend bringing the following:
    - Laptop
    - Snacks and/or lunch

    Coffee/donuts will be provided in the morning, and pizza provided for dinner in the evening.


    AssentWorks Winnipeg
    125 Adelaide St.

    Saturday, April 11

    8:30-9:00 - Registration, coffee & donuts
    9:15-9:45 - Opening ceremony
    9:45-10:00 - Participant introductions
    10:00-12:00 - Presentation and workshop
    12:00-13:00 - Lunch (not provided)
    1:00pm-18:00 - Work period 
    18:00-19:00 - Dinner (Pizza + beverages)
    Overnight work period optional

    Sunday, April 12

    9:00-9:30 - Coffee & donuts
    9:30-12:00 - Work period
    12:00-13:00 - Lunch (not provided)
    13:00-16:00 - Final work period (recommended to prepare for local judging)
    16:00-17:30 - Local judging
    17:30-18:00 - Winners announced

    Questions? Email [email protected]

    Links and Tools

    • Extended 60-day trial for IBM Bluemix is available to all NASA Space Apps Winipeg participants. A global prize is available for the most innovative use of Bluemix during the NASA Space Apps challenge. (

    • Coordinate globally, collaborate, and share ideas using the STEMN Space Network! (

    Projects Nominated for Global Judging

    Global Nominee #1

    StellarScope (Virtual Reality Telescope)


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    125 Adelaide St.
    Winnipeg, MB

    Chantelle Dubois
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    Ahmad Byagowi
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    Mike Lambeta
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    David Stewart
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    Sean Iftody
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    Pawel Glowacki
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  • The following projects were worked on at Winnipeg:

    • StellarScope (Virtual Reality Telescope)

      Project Members from this location
      • Ahmad Byagowi
      • Erik Johnson
      • Matt Driedger
      • Robin Raju
      • Chantelle Dubois
      • David Prystupa
      • Greg Linton
      • Viridiana Urena Ramirez

      This project is about constructing a virtual telescope. is a well knows open source free planetarium software for your computer. It can show you the sky in details for any given time and location. Purchasing a "good" telescope is always a challenge. If you do not spend somethin... Visit Project