The Communitech Hub
  • To learn more about the Waterloo chapter, please visit: https://nasaspaceappswaterloo.atendy.com/#/main

    Projects Nominated for Global Judging

    Best Use of Data

    Rocks! Lasers! Profit!

    Best Use of Hardware

    The little rover that could (Second place local Waterloo)

    People's choice

    Asteroid Defense


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    151 Charles Street West, Suite 100
    Waterloo, Ontario

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  • The following projects were worked on at Waterloo:

    • TETRIS (Terran Expeditionary Technologically Radical Instrumental Suit)

      Project Members from this location
      • Steven Tran

      TETRIS (Terran Expeditionary Technologically Radical Instrumental Suit) is designing a suit, aimed for use by astronauts in space, which will make the astronaut's work easier and safer to perform. It achieves this by embedding many of the new technologies being released in the recent years int... Visit Project

    • weSac

      Project Members from this location
      • Leon Chen
      • Beth Nenniger

      weSac is an open source client-server asteroid monitoring framework. It now supports three features. (1) Check information of asteroids tracked by the system. (2) Augmented reality visualization of the asteroid sky - the mobile application will guide users to find asteroids in the sky and visu... Visit Project

    • Asteroid Defense

      Project Members from this location
      • Bryant Balatbat
      • Adam Borzecki

      The main goal of this application is to increase engagement with the public, particularly youth, with regards to the untapped potential of asteroids as a resource, as well as bringing awareness to the slight possibility of danger that could result from asteroids colliding with earth. It also d... Visit Project

    • Rocks! Lasers! Profit!

      Project Members from this location
      • Catherine Holloway
      • Richard Bettridge
      • John Rockefeller
      • Osama Sidat

      Rock! Lasers! Profit! is an educational game, designed to help both kids and adults learn about asteroids, their different types and their mineral compositions. The goal of the game is to collect as many resources as possible before fuel runs out. To do so, the gamer must strategically mine as... Visit Project

    • Space Jaunt

      Project Members from this location
      • Prasenjit Mukherjee
      • Neil Mathew

      Space Jaunt is developing a multi-camera system that can generate large spherical imagery in any location so that anyone with a screen or an VR display can virtually "look around" in space. We intend to develop a system where a single large spherical image can be used to extract multiple camer... Visit Project

    • scorsesoid

      Project Members from this location
      • Matthew Miner

      Description to be created.

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    • Asteroids and You

      Project Members from this location
      • Shamak Dutta
      • Prescott Goldsworthy
      • Shamak Dutta

      Displaying important information about asteroids to the public.

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    • Orbital Academy

      Project Members from this location
      • Bojan Bogdanovic

      Orbital Academy is an educational tool to help with learning orbital mechanics. When humanity goes to space "en masse", controlling spacecraft will become a required, common skill, much like driving a car is today. However, motion in orbit is not intuitive. Therefore, Orbital Academy uses a se... Visit Project

    • The little rover that could (Second place local Waterloo)

      Project Members from this location
      • Alex Mackinnon

      A robot that has ultra sonic sweep scanner, that passes it to a middleware nodeJS server that then gives the data to the driver. The driver is wireless using a low powered transceiver.


      Contr... Visit Project

    • Climate Stories

      Project Members from this location
      • Remco Dolman

      By actually hovering over our planet and see all events that happened the last 10 years and happens right now we would like everyone to think about the impact of these events and trigger action! The project results can be seen at: http://spotzi.com/en/climate-stories.

      By adding impressi... Visit Project

    • beyond the solar system

      Project Members from this location
      • Tony Le

      The goal is to show a story about space growth by visualizing current space activity.

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    • NEOvi

      Project Members from this location
      • Rick Knoop
      • Reid Miller

      Many asteroid visualizations do a good job of showing asteroids in physical space, their orbits, etc. We decided to create a data visualization of asteroids' characteristics to give the public an understanding of how asteroid discovery has progressed over time and the types of asteroids that h... Visit Project

    • Star_Sweep

      Project Members from this location
      • Laura Austin
      • Julian Gomez Biagi

      Skies of our Ancestors

      Throughout history, humankind has looked to the skies for inspiration of mythical proportion. Our project, Star Sweep, aims to reconnect the audience with this history, and with the shapes drawn with stars that inspired our ancestors. Our educational ga... Visit Project

    • Photo Gallery

      Project Members from this location
      • Affan Sajid
      • Karim Moussa
      • Qusai Al-Nazer
      • Saif Mahamood

      Our application aims to help astronauts easily identify and capture locations on Earth and for people on Earth to view content and interact with data.

      Astronauts aboard ISS can use the app to take photos and easily identify what location exists in the photo by tagging each photo to the ... Visit Project

    • The-Curiosity-Rovers

      Project Members from this location
      • Prescott Goldsworthy
      • Shamak Dutta

      Our project is to allow the public to visualize the size and composition of asteroids by comparing them to everyday objects that they are used to. By allowing users to enter custom objects and minimal information we allow them to compare these objects to asteroids to understand more about aste... Visit Project