The Countdown to
Space Apps 2019 Begins

October 18–20, 2019

The countdown to NASA’s 2019 International Space Apps Challenge has begun! NASA is pleased to announce that Space Apps 2019 will take place on October 18-20, 2019.

Apply to host Space Apps 2019 →

What is Space Apps?

Now in its 8th year, Space Apps is an international hackathon for coders, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, technologists, and others in cities around the world, where teams engage with NASA’s free and open data to address real-world problems on Earth and in space. Space Apps 2018 included over 18,000 participants at more than 200 events in 75 countries.

Continue to visit this website and subscribe to Space Apps’ Twitter feed (@SpaceApps) for information on the 2019 themes, categories, and more. Applications for global host locations will open in January!

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!

As the countdown to our eighth year of Space Apps continues, we are increasingly eager to have problem-solvers of all walks of life join us on the journey. Keep an eye out for upcoming information on how you can get involved this year, whether hosting a Space Apps event in your community, rolling up your sleeves and participating, or helping students, professionals, engineers, makers, artists, coders, and storytellers on their intrepid travels into Space Apps.

Past Space Apps Challenges

Learn more about past Space Apps Challenges.

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