| 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.
| What could be possible when citizens in 75 cities and 41 countries come together to work on more than 50 specially curated challenges? We will explore new ideas, perspectives and technologies. We will use data to build solutions to address real challenges. We will work together, harnessing the capacity and experience of a diverse group [...]
| We want to explore what it would mean to use digital technologies and space data to subvert our relationship with time and bring fresh potential to the digital objects we live with and through. Through design we can use space data to create ways to experience now things that occurred before humankind existed, we can read by the light of a lamp connected to the live feed from a telescope and know that when it flickers a new planet has been discovered and we can connect to the orbits and rhythms of planets through objects that gently respond to these different cycles and be reminded that we are part of something much greater, much faster, much slower and much more fascinating than our atomized lives sometimes allow us to consider.
| WASHINGTON — NASA and government agencies worldwide will host the second International Space Apps Challenge on April 20-21, with events across all seven continents and in space. Participants are encouraged to develop mobile apps, software and hardware, data visualization, and platform solutions that could contribute to space exploration missions and help improve life on Earth. [...]
| The International Space Apps Challenge team has been hard at work with the preparations for the upcoming global event in April. We’re building collaborations, reviewing challenges, and preparing for the largest exploration-focused mass collaboration that the world has ever seen. One of the most frequent questions we get for Space Apps is “where will it be [...]