New Factory
  • 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.

    EVENT PROGRAM (premises open 24/7)
    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 Inspiring

    Drunk Puppy Tea Theatre

    Galactic Impact


    People's choice

    E.C.A.S.A Interactive Space Helmet

    Projects Receiving Local Awards

    Taivaanvahti Mobile Challenge - Sky Watchers
    Nokia Imagi8 Mission - Drunk Puppy Tea Theatre
    Nokia Imagin8 Mission - Exploring SpaceTime
    Nokia Imagin8 Mission - Sky Watchers



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  • The following projects were worked on at Tampere:

    • Drunk Puppy Tea Theatre

      Project Members from this location
      • Vlad Cristea
      • Maike Schmidt
      • Dumitru Coretchi
      • Philippe Luickx
      • Ekaterina Abakumova

      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 Watchers

      Project Members from this location
      • Enna Rane
      • Eero Lehtonen
      • Antti Rantala
      • Milja Asikainen
      • Heikki Pulkkinen


      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
      • Touko Haunia
      • Andrew Knight

      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 Helmet

      Project Members from this location
      • Suzanne Favot
      • Suzanne Favot
      • Eduardo Banuelos
      • Veerendra Kumar Deverashetty
      • Gergely Pais
      • Roberta De Crescenzo
      • Maksim Korobkin
      • Jimmy Salermo

      The aim of our project is to enhance contextual and situational awareness during spacewalks. For this purpose we will create a concept of an intelligent astronaut helmet that will help astronauts solve their tasks during spacewalks more safely.

      You can view our demo and clone it from gi... Visit Project

    • Exploring SpaceTime

      Project Members from this location
      • Antti-Jussi Nieminen
      • Xiaobi Xu
      • Daren Tuzi
      • Daren Tuzi
      • Johanna Kaipainen

      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

    • MakeSpace

      Project Members from this location
      • Rafael Linnankoski
      • Voitto Kangas
      • Piia Kuosmanen
      • Roope Nortia

      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

    • SpaceMade

      Project Members from this location
      • Roope Nortia
      • Voitto Kangas
      • Rafael Linnankoski
      • Piia Kuosmanen
      • Enna Rane

      Please read the full description of the project on our website and white paper, link below.

      The Concept of SpaceMade

      SpaceMade is an off-Earth manufacturing concept for automated and modular manufacturing of space scaffolding, outer shells for space modules, satellite ca... Visit Project

    • Challenge-Challenge!

      Project Members from this location
      • Attila Csipa

      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.

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    • Taivaanvahti Mobile

      Project Members from this location
      • Saija Saarenpää
      • Marko Kärkelä

      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