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:webpages.
Projects Nominated for Global Judging
Best Use of DataLunar Force Mapping
Best Mission ConceptAurora Wearables: Fashion meets Function
People's choiceAurora Wearables: Fashion meets Function
Projects Receiving Local AwardsBest Gameplay - Asteroid Prospector Exeter
The following projects were worked on at Exeter:
Asteroid Prospector Exeter
BeadyEyeRoverProject Members from this location
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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
LocalHeatMapProject Members from this location
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 RoverProject Members from this location
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 FunctionProject Members from this location
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 WorldProject Members from this location
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.Visit Project
Lunar Force MappingProject Members from this location
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
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 robotsProject Members from this location
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