From 6-8 In October, the NASA Space Apps Challenge hackathon will take place in Ventspils. Students, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers and experts from other fields are invited to participate in the hackathon to create solutions to challenges related to Earth and space.

The Space Apps hakathon provides a unique opportunity to access data from NASA and its space agency for free to address the challenges presented by NASA.

Participation in the hackathon is free of charge and any team can apply for cash prizes – the amount of the prize fund is 2000 euros. The hackathon will take place both in person and online.

Hackathon progress:

  • October 6th  The research topic is chosen and idea generation and solution development takes place
  • 7.-8.
    teams develop and refine their ideas with suggestions from mentors, entrepreneurs and industry representatives
  • On the afternoon of October 8, research and solutions will be presented. The presentations will be judged by a panel of judges, who will select one team that will advance to the finals, with the chance to travel to NASA’s main station if they win.

It is possible to register for participation – https://www.spaceappschallenge.org/2023/locations/ventspils/

NASA Challenges Offer – https://www.spaceappschallenge.org/2023/challenges/

You can follow the news of the hackathon on social network platforms:

  • Facebook – Space Apps Challenge Ventspils 2023
  • Instagram – @spaceapps.ventspils

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