NASA returns strongly this year to Larissa with the online hackathon of the same name, on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October. In collaboration with 10 international space agencies, including the European Space Agency (ESA), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the National Center for Space Studies (CNES) and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), it invites developers, entrepreneurs , scientists, designers, makers, artists, technologists as well as ordinary citizens to join the online hackathon for free and respond to this year’s challenges by developing their own innovative solutions.
The two-day online hackathon in Larissa is organized by Biomimicry Greece Research & Innovation in collaboration with the Institute for Entrepreneurship Development iED.
Over the course of 48 hours, participants from around the world will form virtual teams (consisting of 1 to 5 people) and use Earth observation data to develop solutions to issues related to Earth and space. Challenges are divided into categories, with different thematic sub-categories covering environment, art, Earth and space. In addition, participants have the possibility to submit their own proposal to a challenge that they will think of themselves.
There will be 3 winning teams with prizes at the local level, while in the second phase the 3 winning ideas will go on to the NASA global judging. The prize will be their visit to one of the centers of the American space agency NASA.
Participants can register on the official website:
See all the challenges in the link below and choose the right one for you:
For more information you can contact by email:
Cleopatra Alamandariotou (email: [email protected])
Athena Psariai (email: [email protected])
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