[hackerspaces] International Space Apps Challenge

Matt Joyce matt at nycresistor.com
Thu Sep 22 11:30:02 CEST 2011

Actually if you want to help the project at NASA that I work on, I'd suggest
getting involved in the openstack community and writing some code we can



On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 1:15 AM, Nils Hitze <nhitze at gmail.com> wrote:

> Don't know it that is OT or not but NASA has announced an
> International Space Apps Challenge:
> Demonstrating its commitment to the Open Government Partnership, NASA
> will work with space agencies around the world to coordinate an
> International Space Apps Challenge to be held in 2012 that will
> encourage scientists and concerned citizens from all seven continents
> – and in space – to create, build, and invent new solutions in order
> to address challenges of global importance.
> The International Space Apps Challenge is an innovative international
> collaboration that accelerates the development of solutions focused on
> making government better and addressing critical issues on our planet,
> including (but not limited to) weather impacts on the global economy
> and depletion of ocean resources. The unique challenges posed by
> spaceflight often result in solutions to issues we see everyday here
> on Earth, and development of these solutions can be expedited when
> leveraging the expertise and entrepreneurial spirit of those outside
> government institutions.
> http://open.nasa.gov/appschallenge/
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