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NASA’s “SpaceApps” Hackathon 2017


NASA’s “SpaceApps” Hackathon 2017!

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Part of NASA’s Earth Science Division, SpaceApps has become the world’s largest global hackathon, engaging thousands of citizens each year across the globe to work with NASA in building innovative solutions challenges we face on Earth and in space using open source data. Diverse and collaborative teams of technologists, scientists, designers, entrepreneurs, and others work together in a 48-hour sprint to develop answers to some of the most pressing challenges facing planet Earth using NASA data. Over 15,000 citizens from 61 countries and in 161 cities around the world participated in the 2016 International Space Apps Challenge.

Save the date, April 29th and April 30th NASA SpaceApps Challenge! Weekend long "hackathon" for brainstorming solutions to Earth problems, using NASA open data, citizen science, and more. Participants can work alone or in teams, and promising projects will be sent on to NASA for review and potential awards.

SpaceApps Challenge Chicago is also looking for volunteers and mentors to help with the event and guide participants with their project ideas during the event - visit the
location page for registration, and follow on for updates.

For more information contact the
Department of Geography: or the Geographic Information Systems Coordinator, Cassie Follett:

DePaul University’s Department of Geography, in collaboration with StudioCHI has been selected as the lead Chicago partner in

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