Met Office, UK
  • The Met Office in Exeter is very proud to be hosting an event for the NASA International Space Apps Challenge for the third year in a row.

    In the UK, Met Office scientists, programmers and engineers will be joined in Exeter by science and technology enthusiasts and professionals from around the UK. Video links and social media will enable the teams to connect to other teams across the UK and the globe.

    We will be linking up with the other events taking place in the UK which include:

    For more information about our event take a look at our webpages

    Projects Nominated for Global Judging

    Best Use of Data

    Lunar Force Mapping

    Best Mission Concept

    Aurora Wearables: Fashion meets Function

    People's choice

    Aurora Wearables: Fashion meets Function

    Projects Receiving Local Awards

    Best Gameplay - Asteroid Prospector Exeter



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  • The following projects were worked on at Exeter:

    • Asteroid Prospector Exeter

      Project Members from this location
      • Adrian Wood
      • Paul Rogers
      • Joanne Livsey
      • Jack Livsey
      • kris sum
      • Gary Lipscombe
      • Oli Bird
      • Alex Barry
      • Ian Gentry
      • Faith Yemofio
      • Karina Williams
      • Jacob Tomlinson

      Video also on YouTube


      The Game

      Asteroid Prospector is a 2d browser-based game about mining aste... Visit Project

    • BeadyEyeRover

      Project Members from this location
      • Jack Way
      • Andy Robinson
      • Louise Dennis
      • Sophie Dennis
      • Philip Pe
      • Siddharth Vadgama

      We intend to :

      Simplify the networking and integration so it needs fewer components and doesn't required reprogramming the Lego Mindstorms robot or changing its OS/ROM. Outcomes: see presentatation pdf and github.com/legorovers/legoflask/ repo

      Refactor the rulebuilder UI prototyp... Visit Project

    • LocalHeatMap

      Project Members from this location
      • Paula Taylor
      • Simon Cotts
      • Siddharth Vadgama
      • Patrick Ewen
      • Christopher Sargeant
      • Tom Halliday
      • Edmund Henley
      • Nick Charlton

      This project explores two sides of collecting and presenting user contributed weather data. For the first half, we've put together a set of Arduino-based sensor devices and for the second half, we've explored building a local heat map using the same data.

      The project is targeted around ... Visit Project

    • PiStorms Mars Rover

      Project Members from this location
      • Ieuan Lovett
      • Mark Webb
      • Nic Bellingham
      • Tom Bell
      • Paul Hallett
      • Mark Webb

      We are building on the platform developed by Lego Rovers Devon - see http://fullmeasure.co.uk/legoroversdevon. This is a LEGO Mindstorms NXT-2.0 with a Raspberry Pi attached - we connect to the Pi over WiFi and control the Mindstorms robot 'PiStorms' using the NXT-Python library https://code.g... Visit Project

    • Aurora Wearables: Fashion meets Function

      Project Members from this location
      • Rich Carne
      • Saskia Warburton
      • Josh Carne
      • Jon Spooner
      • David Rufus
      • Steven Frazier-Roberts
      • Rupert Johnstone
      • Judith Clark
      • Julie Saunders
      • Michelle  Moinzadeh
      • Sadie Moisan
      • Bobby Plows
      • Layla McCammon
      • Jon Spooner
      • Sophie Loman

      AIM: to design clothing that is: - uniquely useful in its functionality for astronauts working on the ISS - has applications on Earth - looks super cool

      We are a team of technologists, artists, fashion designers and software developers designing and making a new outfit for British astro... Visit Project

    • Around The World

      Project Members from this location
      • Sam Kirk
      • Adam White
      • Luke Southam

      Get to place where there will be playable game that will help people learn what other countries (hopefully landmarks if we can get that going) look like and where they are in relation to other places.

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    • Lunar Force Mapping

      Project Members from this location
      • mojtaba amiri
      • James Murfin
      • Laurence Cullen
      • James Murfin
      • Jozef Friedmansky
      • Tristan Heaven

      User will be able to input a date and our code will determine the instantaneous location of the Sun and Moon relative to the Earth and calculate the variations in local gravity for different parts of the Earth's surface. This information will be used to create tiles from our server to generate... Visit Project

    • Anveshak (Explorer)

      Project Members from this location
      • Aadith Varadarajan
      • Bhanu Pratap Singh Kushwaha
      • Rajshekar Prabhakar
      • himesh Reddivari

      Aim: To build a Robot for educational purpose which helps to understand/teach some of the challenges in exploring . This rover is capable to go over the small obstacle on an uneven terrain, avoid obstacles, ability to stream video and status to Ground station (Laptop) over Wi-Fi, ability to t... Visit Project

    • Rolling robots

      Project Members from this location
      • Seth Honnor
      • Elizabeth Barnes
      • Susanna Wakely
      • Felicity Liggins
      • Ruairi Glynn
      • Becky Zhang
      • William Bondin
      • Sam Appleyard

      Machines never need to sleep right? No! In fact there are all sorts of machines on this planet, and some out in space who sleep to conserve energy - waking to perform a task before dropping back into deep slumber.

      In 2004, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft floated through s... Visit Project