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NASA International Space Apps Challenge

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April 6, 2023

The Winners Celebration

Celebrating Space Apps Winners from 19 countries at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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February 28, 2023

Thinking Globally and Acting Locally

How Space Apps is Impacting Communities Worldwide

Space Apps 2023

Join us October 7-8, 2023 for the
largest annual space & science
hackathon in the world!

Thank you to all of our participants, Local Leads, Navigators, and SMEs for another successful Space Apps Challenge! We are already looking forward to the next challenge on October 7-8, 2023. Mark your calendars!

In 2022, Space Apps welcomed over 31,500 registrants, across 162 countries and territories. Using open data from NASA and our 11 partner space agencies, they tackled 22 challenges and produced 3,094 projects.


inventive solutions to real-world
challenges using actual data
from space.

In 2022, NASA collaborated with even more space agency partners to bring the largest annual global hackathon to communities around the world! This year, we were excited to welcome our Space Agency Partners: Australian Space Agency, Brazilian Space Agency, Canadian Space Agency, European Space Agency, Indian Space Research Organisation, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Mexican Space Agency, National Space Activities Commission of Argentina, National Space Science Agency of Bahrain, Paraguayan Space Agency, South African National Space Agency.

Space Apps is managed by the Earth Science Division, Science Mission Directorate, at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. It is organized in collaboration with Booz Allen Hamilton, Mindgrub, SecondMuse, and the NASA Open Innovation Applied Sciences Program.

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The World

needs your ideas!

Space Apps gives you the opportunity to bring your ideas to life, tackling a wide range of issues at the forefront of Earth and space science and tech. Take a look at this year's winning projects!


Space Apps in numbers:

220,000+ Registrations
320+ Locations
185+ Countries / Territories
11 Space Agency Partners

Statistics are cumulative over the entire history of the Space Apps event. Click here to see event-specific results and metrics.

Explore past events:

Learn more about past Space Apps Challenge events.