We have lift-off: https://2018.spaceappschallenge.org/locations/tartu
We are getting closer to the event, everybody needs to prepare their working materials for the weekend. We are now adding a new info page with more detailed information, how you can can be best prepared for the weekend.
We are incredibly proud to be able to announce the First Price, the price for the team that is graded the highest scores: Participation (i.e. conference fees, flights and accommodation) at the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Living Planet symposium, 13-17 May 2019, in Milan, Italy.
The Symposium is held every three years and focuses on how Earth Observation contributes to science and society, and how disruptive technologies and actors are changing the traditional Earth Observation landscape, which is also creating new opportunities for public and private sector interactions.
The team who is winning this prize is also encouraged to submit its winning idea as an abstract to the symposium, for presentation or poster. We'd like to thank Tartu Observatory and Tartu Ülikool for this possibility.
We are super to happy to announce our first official sponsor, CGI Estonia. We would like to thank CGI for supporting our event and we are glad to have Martin Jüssi from CGI speaking at our event. More info on the program page.
Things are heating up as we get closer to the launch. NASA has uploaded now detailed challenge topics for you to be inspired in solving real-world problems: https://2018.spaceappschallenge.org/news/find-the-problem-you-will-solve-at-space-apps-2018
- HELP OTHERS DISCOVER THE EARTH
- CAN YOU BUILD A...
- VOLCANOES, ICEBERGS, AND ASTEROIDS (OH MY)
- WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS...
- AN ICY GLARE
- A UNIVERSE OF BEAUTY AND WONDER
A big shout-out to EGEA Tartu, who are supporting the staff team in organising and on-site support.
We have confirmation from PhD Andris Slavinskis, a Senior Researcher, who worked at NASA, Tartu Observatory and ESTCube, to join in with a fantastic presentation on Asteroid Touring. Have a look at the updated program.
Andris Slavinskis, Research Scientist - Tartu Observatory and NASA Ames Research Center: "Riders on the Solar Wind: Multi-Asteroid Touring"
(see here for more info on Andris: https://www.andris.space/)
Tartu is announced as a hosting location, you can now start registering :-) Join us in the world's largest hackathon.
Today we had a great meeting at the Tartu Observatoorium with the director and science staff brainstorming for coming the NASA SpaceApps hackathon at University of Tartu.