Posts Tagged ‘Participation’

A Million ISS Images

| I use NASA data every day, even though I don’t work for NASA. They have many detailed and rich datasets available for reading/viewing by the general public. The problem though is that they are often published in archaic formats buried under hard to use interfaces. But with a little ingenuity, anyone can get their hands on amazing data about the universe we live in.

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Asking YOU anything: What should NASA do next?

| On the social media platform Reddit, notable people often hold events called Ask Me Anything (AMA) where users are invited to ask anything they wish. They are the experts… and “redditors” have direct access to discuss, engage and learn from these celebrities, leaders and notable citizens. NASA astronaut and openNASA team member Ron Garan subverted […]

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MARS FORUM

| "Mars is there, waiting to be reached." – Buzz Aldrin (NASA Apollo Astronaut)

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Space Apps: Lessons in Global Innovation

| “If you put that data out to a diverse community, it enables [NASA] to have numerous and distributed backup teams around the world digging into the data, figuring out what sort of valuable information can come from it and what can be done with it."

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Preliminary Results from the International Space Apps Challenge

| 111 orgs, 25 cities, 17 countries, 2,083 pple, 71 challenges, 100+ solutions in 48 hours. This weekend, NASA successfully fulfilled a commitment on behalf of the United States as part of the Open Government Partnership Domestic Action Plan.  The stated goal of the event, per the US Action Plan, was to “promote innovation through international collaboration“. Space exploration […]

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A New World of Innovation

| The Open Government Initiative is excited to invite Syracuse University industrial and interaction design student Katy Jeremko to share about the recent design charrette that Syracuse held in advance of the International Space Apps Challenge. This interactive event offered university students an opportunity to dialogue about space data while helping to shape the proposed challenges and […]

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