Space-Time Machine:

Space Apps Ottawa 2019


NASA International Space Apps Hackathon 2019 was an intense 48-hour global weekend hackathon for developers, designers, engineers, entrepreneurs, astronomers and enthusiasts. Along with over 200 cities around the world, Ottawa teams worked all weekend to solve NASA- and CSA-designed challenges that leverage spacecraft, celestial & science data.



Hosted at Carleton University's Technology Innovation Management (TIM) program, with the support of so many organizers, volunteers, mentors, judges, and organizations. We had a blast!


Hackathon Team 2017
  • 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
  • All day: Hacking and solving!
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  • 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 🙂


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CSA Challenges 2019

  • Challenge 1: STRATOS
  • Challenge 2: Go Canada – Geomagnetic Data Integration
  • Challenge 3: NEOSSat – Canada's Space Surveillance Telescope
  • Challenge 4: Radi-N2 Interactive Map: Graphical Representation of Radiation Across Canada
  • Challenge 5: SCISAT – Canada's Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment
  • Challenge 6: RADARSAT-1 Open Data
  • RADARSAT-1 Kids' Challenge

NASA Challenges 2019

  • Earth's Oceans
  • Our Moon
  • Planets Near and Far
  • To The Stars
  • Living In Our World
  • Invent Your Own Challenge


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!



Bilyana Anicic

Bilyana Anicic

Enterprise Architect | Dot Connector | Digital Transformer
President and Principal Consultant at Aurora Consulting

Bilyana Anicic has been delivering solutions in line with clients' business needs for over 20 years. Bilyana is presently helping Government of Canada departments with their Digital Transformations.

Bilyana is passionate about leveraging location as the interoperability “glue" for Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT). As an Enterprise Architect, she applied her passion on many initiatives, both here in Canada and internationally, including leading the GC’s Federal Geospatial Platform (FGP) and Open Maps initiative.

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Eva-Jane Lark

is a Vice-President and Investment Advisor at one of Canada’s largest full-service investment firms. A passionate observer and advocate of commercial space development, she is frequently invited as a speaker and panelist to offer her keen insights into emerging new space industries and their financing, and on space resource development.


Dr. Steven Muegge

is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University, and the Director of Carleton's Technology Innovation Management (TIM) program. He teaches, conducts research, and supervises graduate students within Carleton's TIM program, and fosters entrepreneurship and innovation within the broader community. His research features prominently throughout Canada’s National Capital Region, including the design of the award-winning Lead To Win ecosystem and in the business models of hundreds of technology entrepreneurs.


Venue Sponsor

Technology Innovation Management Program (TIM)

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Host Sponsors

Canadian Space Society

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Deploy Software Solutions

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Satellite Canada Innovation Network

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Launch Sponsors



Food and In-Kind Sponsors

Red Bull Canada

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With Support From

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