Welcome aboard Spaceship 2014!
We're back for our second NASA Space Apps Challenge as the northmost event place, with more affiliations and new partners! Challenges and fellow space explorers (talking about YOU), all jam-packed into a tight, Spaceship-like environment in New Factory, Tampere on April 11-13, 2014. Spaceship association (spaceship.fi) is hosting this two-day hackathon where teams of technologists, scientists, designers, artists, educators entrepreneurs, developers and students across the globe collaborate and engage with publicly available data to design innovative solutions for global challenges.
So who can join? Anyone can! Register here and now!
The event is FREE and we will offer complimentary breakfast, space ice cream, some food, coffee & energy drinks during the weekend.
T-shirts, cool stickers, Space Bowling party and great speakers are naturally waiting for you as well.
Free Qt webinar for global audience
Want to use one source code for cross platform development? We have a recorded webinar to get participants up to speed on using the Qt tool.
Friday April 11th at New Factory
3 pm Registration open, 3rd floor
5 pm NASA Greetings & kick-off at main stage 4th floor
Creating projects, toolkits, info for teams & judging criteria
Qt making life easier - Tuukka Ahoniemi, Digia
Saturday April 12th at New Factory 3rd floor
9.30 am Registration and breakfast
10 am Developing applications with Nokia Imaging SDK - Lucian Tomuta, Nokia Developer Experience
10.30 am How to bring your Android apps to Nokia X - Tomi Paananen,Nokia Developer Experience
3 pm Mid-event pitch & mentoring
5 pm Food & energy drinks
7:30 pm NASA Google Hangout session
8.30 pm Party @ Space Bowling & Billiards (Separate registration HERE!)
Sunday April 13th at New Factory 3rd floor
9.30 am Breakfast & energy drinks
10 am Near Space Tuusula talk - Finnish Dad Sends 'Youngest Astronauts Ever' On A Space
3 pm Quinsonitus playes Video Game Blast at 4th floor, main stage
4 pm Peter Vesterbacka, Rovio
4:30 pm Final pitches
6 pm Award ceremony
In 48 hours, participants vision, hack, solve and present their challenges and solutions to the local jury. Local jury will nominate best solutions to proceed to the global judging.
Tampere offers you interesting local challenges from URSA and Nokia Imagin8 Mission. Local awards include hot air balloon flights, Nokia gadgets and by participating in the global Nokia Imagine8 competition you have the opportunity to gain some DVLUP experience points and find yourself on a Zero G flight!
How to get started and live thru the weekend? Our hacker's guide to the galaxy answers to all your practical questions.
Please, read it carefully to ensure a smooth hacking experience for yourself and others.
The premises are open 24/7 and you can bring your sleeping bag along with you.
For other accommodation please check Hotels.com
Space Apps Tampere is sponsored and powered by:
Devaamo, Digia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Futurice, New Factory, Nokia Developer, Open Tampere, Rovio, Tampere All Bright, URSA
Projects Nominated for Global Judging
Most InspiringDrunk Puppy Tea Theatre
People's choiceE.C.A.S.A Interactive Space Helmet
Projects Receiving Local AwardsTaivaanvahti Mobile Challenge - Sky Watchers
Nokia Imagi8 Mission - Drunk Puppy Tea Theatre
Nokia Imagin8 Mission - Exploring SpaceTime
Nokia Imagin8 Mission - Sky Watchers
- Tampere on Facebook
- Twitter @Spaceshipfin #spaceship14
- Qt resources
- Tumblr blog
- You Tube Channel for live streaming
The following projects were worked on at Tampere:
Drunk Puppy Tea TheatreProject Members from this location
Ways to Die
Team: Drunk Puppy Tea Theatre
> What is Ways to Die?
Ways to Die is a mobile application for Windows Phone that can help you predict how you will leave thise world based on climate-related data for your neighborhood. The a... Visit Project
Sky WatchersProject Members from this location
Taivaanvahti is a database for gathering amateurs’ observations of astronomical and atmospherical phenomena. It combines Finnish observations of storms, northern lights, galaxies, fireballs, halos, comets and planets under one single website available for everyone interested ... Visit Project
Where is Rosetta?Project Members from this location
The idea is to visualise the location of the international Rosetta mission with Qt Data visualisation toolkit. If there is time, additional items such as velocity or attitude might be visualised as well. Please feel free to join and contribute if you know about Qt or C++. This hack is based in... Visit Project
E.C.A.S.A Interactive Space HelmetProject Members from this location
The aim of our project is to develop a tool that can help the astronaut to achieve his tasks during space walks in a easier way. We chose spacewalks as our scenario because information and the correct tools are essential for a safe mission and these could be improved with already existing tech... Visit Project
Exploring SpaceTimeProject Members from this location
Our team aims to develop a mobile app to enable users to get a view of the changing trend of the earth interactively, by using the timeline and navigation bar. By imaging the earth yesterday and today, users could see or predict the trend of the local or global variables (e.g. climate, snow, t... Visit Project
MakeSpaceProject Members from this location
What is SpaceMade? This project outlines a design approach and technological roadmap towards the long-term goal of self-sustaining, self-replicating space stations, colonies including orbital and deep space factories that require minimal external material and energy input as well as n... Visit Project
SpaceMadeProject Members from this location
Please read the full description of the project on our website and white paper, links below.
The Concept of SpaceMade
The project outlines a design approach and technological roadmap towards the long-term goal of self-sustaining, self-replicating space stations, colonies... Visit Project
Challenge-Challenge!Project Members from this location
Do not create a website. Do not make it slow. Do not make it pretty. Make it work. Make it fast. Make it 21st century.Visit Project
Taivaanvahti MobileProject Members from this location
Taivaanvahti is a database for gathering amateurs’ observations of astronomical and atmospherical phenomena. It combines Finnish observations of storms, northern lights, galaxies, fireballs, halos, comets and planets under one single website available for everyone interested in space and meteo... Visit Project