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THEME CATEGORIES
25 CHALLENGES TO CHOOSE

1.1

NASA SPACE APPS

NASA is on a mission to foster innovation around challenges affecting us at home and in space. As one of the world's largest international annual hackathons, NASA designed Space Apps for problem solvers like you.

This 48-hour event inspires citizen teamwork for positive change across every skill level and discipline. We invite engineers, coders, makers, artists and storytellers to connect over mission-related challenges.

Make your global impactCODE
DESIGN
IDEAS
WORDS

1.2

TAKING PART

STEP 1

JUST COME:
The SPACE APPS hackathlon is free and open to the public. So, absolutely anyone can join. No coding experience required.

STEP 2

AS YOU ARE:
Ideally you are over 18 years of age. If not, just bring your guardian along with his written permission.

STEP 3

AS A FRIEND:
You'll have to work in teams (2-5). You can bring your own team or join one formed by participants while in bootcamp.

STEP 4

Take your time:
And choose one of the challenges available in the 6 theme categories as described in the next section.

STEP 5

Hurry up:
Register through the link on the bottom left in order to be eligible to participate and work on a project over the course of the weekend.

STEP 6

Come doused in mood:
Remember to bring proof of id, laptop & anything else that might come in handy.

1.3

JUDGING +AWARDS

Space Apps offers local and global awards. Solutions with intriguing and innovative insights and compelling storytelling rise to the top in the judging process. Global award winners receive an invitation to NASA

to attend a rocket launch, as well as bragging rights among their peers and community. 3 finalists will be choosen to move forward to the Global Judging Process from those participating through physical presence.

The local judging comitee decides upon 2 of the finalists while the third one is people's choice. Good luck!

REMEMBER*

To be eligible for global awards, you should:
i. Include a link to code in a public repository on your project page (if applicable)
ii. Submit a 30-second video about your project using effective storytelling techniques
iii. Keep any code developed during the event open-source.

THE AWARDS

The results from Nasa global judging will be out end of June 2016:
BEST USAGE OF DATA | BEST USAGE OF HARDWARE | BEST MISSION CONCEPT
MOST INSPIRING | PEOPLE'S CHOISE | GALACTIC IMPACT

3.1

BOOTCAMP

  • 1800 Welcome! meet new people, discuss ideas

  • 1900 Presentation AND inspirational videos

  • 2000 Next day's Hacking time plans

3.2

DAY_ONE

  • 0930 Check-In Registration

  • 0945 Welcome and introduction to the challenge

  • 1000 Mentors and Judges Presentations, other key presenters

  • 1200 Team Formation & Online Registration-Challenge Begins!

  • 1230 Lunch Break

  • 1300 Featuring: Google Hangout with NASA

  • 1330 Challenge Continues

  • 1800 Sponsor Recognition-Final Development Round

3.3

DAY_TWO

  • 0900 Breakfast

  • 1030 Briefing & Update, work on progress with teams

  • 1200 Submission Deadline

  • 1230 Lunch break

  • 1330 Final Projects Presentations

  • 1500 Judges Voting

  • 1530 Awards and Sponsor Recognition

  • 1600 Post-Event Social

4.3

contact

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CONTACT

BIOMIMICRY GREECE
A: 6 M.Alexandrou Larisa
T: +30 6946703842
T: +44 7871777796
E:info@spaceapps.gr

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CONTRIBUTE

EVENT SPACE & TIME
TIME: 22-24 OF APRIL 2016
LOCATION: School of Medicine
TACHIDROMIOU SQUARE

4.1

PARTNERS

ORGANIZING PARTNERS

> Biomimicry Greece Research and Innovation
> Institute of Entrepreneurship Development IED
> Municipality of Larissa

PARTNERS

> The Good Country
> M.ANASTASAKOS
> AIVAL
> Divergent Organization
> Thought4Action
> Change your World
> Charalampidis G
> BIOTRIZ
> PHILOTIMO FOUNDATION

SPONSORS

> Unbornheart
> Tech4life
> Coco Mat
> Μikel
> GOULOPOULOS
> BELOVED WEB DESIGN Ltd

CREDITS

> DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT : BELOVED WEB DESIGN Ltd
> 3D OBJECT Vaygr Command Station : MrHohenheim licensed under CC Attribution https://skfb.ly/DNWVHelidron Station by Herminio Nieves 2013

ON BOARD

WELCOME
BY KLEOPATRA ALAMANTARIOTOU / FOUNDER OF "Biomimicry Greece Research and innovation Center"

I am honoured to be part of NASA International Space apps Challenge of NASA open innovation centre.Biomimicry Greece Research and innovation will be host NASA space apps challenge in Larisa, Greece of NASAs incubator innovation program. Our plans are to inspire our local communities to find solutions to global challenges and problems on earth and space.People have been looking to nature for answers to problems. Government, academia, industry, citizens, teams of technologists, scientists, designers and entrepreneurs, collaborating together to drive structural changes far beyond the scope of any one organization could achieve on its own.We are excited for this journey over the coming decades. Therefore, we welcome any idea and creative person to join the event.I invite you all to this open innovation process through collective intelligence” and “the wisdom of crowds” in order to offer productive models for humanity challenges in space and earth.

4.2

WINNERS

GLOBAL

The Space Apps universe produced 1,287 projects this year . Congratulations to our star solvers on their out-of-this-world work!

LOCAL

1st

PLACE

Space Gravity Suit

TEAM: Elena Veli, Vasilapostolos Ouranis, Stefanouli Vasiliki, Profitiliotis Georgios, Ntalis Georgios

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2nd

PLACE

IKARUS NOT

TEAM: Euaggelia Pappa, Nikolaos Marinos, Alexandra Karathanou

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3rd

PLACE

PADMA

TEAM: Euaggelia Pappa, Nikolaos Marinos, Alexandra Karathanou

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2.1

TECHNOLOGY

1. Print my rocket

Design a rocket that could be built in place inside one of the four bays of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at Kennedy Space Center, ...

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Easy

2. JetSetMars

Have you ever wanted a rocket pack to soar amongst the sky? Now you can … on Mars… Gravity is less, atmospheric density is less, and the ...

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3. Origami Space Recycled

Design and model (virtually, with paper or 3D printed) the packaging of key mission components for size constrained spacecraft to minimiz...

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Intermediate

4. backfill my model

Create a tool that will accept a very thin (scaled down), or "surface only" (tessellated model) and "fill in" behind the surface to a suf...

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Advanced

2.2

Aeronautics

1. Clouds or Contrails

On clear or partly sunny days, people might look up at the sky and see straight lines of what appear to be clouds or white smoke. These ...

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2. Clear for Take Off

To comply with security and airline protocol, air travelers should arrive at the airport well in advance of their flight. Without realiz...

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3. Low Boom

Using data generated by actual flight tests conducted at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center and data collected from NASA noise laborat...

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Easy

4. Don’t Crash My Drone

Create an app that will enable small drone operators to know more about specific weather parameters, local terrain and no fly zones withi...

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Intermediate

Advanced

2.3

Space Station

1. Clouds or Contrails

Out-of-this-world fashion with function: clothing or accessories for earth or space wear! Every space traveler – even the robotic o...

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2. Astrocize

Find a way to adapt common gym tools for a reduced gravity environment and design a workout routine that can minimize bone and muscular l...

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Easy

3. Virtual Auroras

Develop virtual reality viewers using International Space Station video feeds, Aurorasaurus or other camera data that features views of t...

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Intermediate

4. Launch: A Global Experience

Using multimedia resources found online, develop a virtual experience that would allow someone to experience a past or upcoming rocket la...

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Advanced

2.4

SolarSystem and_Beyond

1. Book it to the Moon

Develop an interactive app for children that uses smart phone and tablet sensory to locate the Moon (any time of the day, even below hori...

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Easy

2. Vesta Revealed

Create a generic digital online tool to build Constant-Scale Natural Boundary (CSNB) maps of Vesta utilizing the Digital Elevation Model ...

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Intermediate

3. Near Earth Objects Machine Learning

For this challenge, we invite you to become "virtual contributors" to the Asteroid Grand Challenge and develop a hypothetical method, con...

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4. Asteroid Mining

Develop an approach for characterizing the composition of asteroid for mining potential and a process for mining different compositions...

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5. Open World Generation using NASA Mars and Vesta Data

Create a custom world map generator module using a gaming framework or engine of your choice that leverages altimeter, terrain and imager...

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Advanced

2.6

Earth

1. Sea Ice App

To develop app that enables these hunters to make scientifically informed decisions that reduce their vulnerability to environmental haza...

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Easy

2. Geotagging Space and Aviation

Collect and develop geotagged information about local ties to space and aviation to incorporate within geo-based games/web applications/t...

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3. eMobile Pastoralism

Help pastoralist communities around the world preserve their livelihood, by providing them access to information and resources (e.g grass...

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4. Aircheck

Develop an app or platform to crowd-source information for comparing changes in environmental factors, such as temperature, relative humi...

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5. Earth Live

Develop a web tool, mobile device app or add-on for existing apps or websites that leverages NASA imagery and climate data to illustrate ...

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Intermediate

Advanced

2.5

Mars

1. Space Recreation

There is a great deal of interest from national space agencies to go to the Moon and Mars. ESA wants to go to the Moon and establish a v...

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Easy

2. Space Route 66

Develop a game or virtual reality experience that allows users to build and explore a futuristic spaceport. Potential utilizations that c...

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Intermediate

3. SimSpace

Develop a game that simulates conditions in an off-Earth located permanent or temporary colony. The game could be a sandbox that offers t...

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Advanced