OTTAWA: HEADS UP

NASA International Space Apps Hackathon 2020 will be an intense 48-hour global weekend hackathon for developers, designers, engineers, entrepreneurs, astronomers and enthusiasts. Along with over 200 cities around the world, and supported by the Canadian Space Agency, Ottawa teams will work all weekend to solve challenges designed by NASA, CSA, and other world space agencies to leverage spacecraft, celestial & science data.

SAVE THE DATE:

OCTOBER 2 - 4

Due to COVID-19, this year's event will be ENTIRELY VIRTUAL. We will be supported by Carleton University's Technology Innovation Management (TIM) program, and many organizers, volunteers, mentors, judges, and organizations. Join our hackathon and have an "out of this world" blast!

OUR WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Hackathon Team 2017
FRIDAY
  • 7:00 pm: Kick-off and opening remarks from Space Apps Ottawa organizers
  • 7:30 to 8:30: Canadian Space Agency Keynote
  • 8:30 on : Pick challenges and form teams, start hacking
Participants Hacking
SATURDAY
  • All day: Hacking and solving!
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SUNDAY
  • 12:00 to 3:00 pm: Presentation prep
  • 3:00 to 5:00 pm:  Presentations & questions from judges
  • 5:00 to 6:00 pm: Final words & wrap-up
  • 6:00 pm onwards: Get some rest 🙂

OUR CHALLENGES

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CSA and NASA Challenges

This year there is no distinction between NASA and CSA challenges. You can view all challenges here: https://2020.spaceappschallenge.org/challenges/

THE WORLD NEEDS YOUR IDEAS

Space Apps gives you the opportunity to bring projects to life for a wide range of applications. We are looking forward to seeing what innovative, creative ideas you bring to the community this year.

Space Apps is your chance to experience, experiment, and explore solutions to our universe’s biggest challenges!

 

OUR SPONSORS

Here are some of our generous sponsors, without whom we could not hold our event.