| I never dreamed that Space Apps would be so inspiring. This year, we kicked off our activities in Doha, Qatar at midnight on Thursday night Qatar time and closed out in Seattle, Washington at 6 p.m. Pacific time — 76 hours of uninterrupted around-the-world hacking on NASA challenges. I spent time in New York at […]
| Greetings from Toronto! We’re on the eve of Space Apps 2014 in 95+ locations around the world. This is our third year, and my first. After a six-month sprint to get Space Apps off the ground with a new team, I feel privileged to be here – both representing NASA, and learning how Space Apps […]
| Welcome back to open.nasa.gov! We have a new team to tackle new challenges and exciting opportunities to allow you to engage with NASA’s data, tools, and resources. As we update our activities and plans, and make them available to you here on this site, we’ll be looking for your participation as partners in NASA’s continued […]
| “Around here ... we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious...and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” Walt Disney
| You may have heard of the hyper-startup Planetary Resources, a company which aims to “expand Earth’s natural resource base” by developing (and eventually using) the technology to mine asteroids in the Solar System. They also have a lot of money, with investors such as Larry Page (Co-founder of Google) and James Cameron (Writer of Rambo: First […]
| There are a couple of man-made objects in space that almost everyone will know about: the International Space Station, the Hubble Space Telescope, Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity and maybe Voyager I and/or II. However, there is so much other man-made stuff in space it’s crazy (and it’s actually starting to become a problem). This abundance […]
| NASA (and space exploration in general) has had a huge presence at the SXSW Interactive festival for the past few years, and this year is no different. Here is a list of space-related proposals that have been submitted for inclusion in this year’s festival.
| When the International Space Apps Challenge wrapped up on the evening of April 21th 2013 in Maui, it had become the largest hackathon in the galaxy. After the event, Space Apps 2013 was seen the world over as a resounding success; bringing together thousands of people from all over the world to solve problems relevant […]