The University of York
  • Welcome to the International Space Apps Challenge in York!

    This is the second year running that the event is being hosted by the Department of Computer Science at The University of York.

    Participation is free and anyone is welcome to attend. However, you must register in order to attend the event at York.

    We expect you to bring your own device, notebook, tablet, etc. Wi-Fi connectivity and power sockets will be supplied to all attendees. In addition, lunch, dinner and breakfast will be provided to all attendees, as well as a constant supply of refreshments, tea and coffee throughout the event.

    The Computer Science building will be open throughout the event and you are welcome to hack through the night. However, no paid accommodation is provided, should you wish to spend the night elsewhere.

    Participants will also receive a free Space Apps t-shirt upon registration on Saturday the 12th!

    Provisional agenda

    Saturday, April 12

    09:30 Registration
    10:00 Welcome & Introduction
    10:30 Begin developing
    13:00 Lunch
    16:30 Optional briefing and status check
    17:30 Global NASA Hangout to include:
    • NASA's chief scientist Ellen Stofan
    • NASA's Deputy Chief Information Officer Deborah Diaz
    • Astronauts Dough Wheelock (US) and Paulo Nespoli (Italy)
    • Prizes & Challenge Program Executive Jen Gustetic
    • Director, Advanced Exploration Systems Division, Jason Crusan
    19:00 Dinner

    Sunday, April 13

    08:30 Breakfast
    10:00 Briefing and status check
    13:00 Lunch
    13:30 Submission deadline
    13:55 Announcement of the Google raffle winner 
    14:00 Presentations and judging
    17:30 Announcement of the winner
    18:30 Space Apps York ends

    Directions to the Computer Science Department can be found here.

    If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected]

    We look forward to seeing you at Space Apps York!

    Projects Nominated for Global Judging

    Best Mission Concept

    What's next

    Best Use of Data

    What's Up?

    People's choice

    What's Up?

    Projects Receiving Local Awards

    Winner and Best Mission Concept - What's next
    Winner, Best Use of Data and People's Choice awards - What's Up?



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    University of York - Department of Computer Science
    Deramore Lane, Heslington
    United Kingdom

    Pedro Ribeiro
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  • The following projects were worked on at York:

    • TETRIS (Terran Expeditionary Technologically Radical Instrumental Suit)

      Project Members from this location
      • Pupak  Mohebali

      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

    • Che Det 2020

      Project Members from this location
      • nur suhaili ramli
      • Nurhaida Ab Sani

      What is the problem? According to Nik Moiseev, a Russian Cosmonaut whom involved in space suit designing for 26 years, there are some parts of astronaut space suit must be improved. He had highlighted some issues on youtube interview of The Next Generation Space Suit, such as the current space... Visit Project

    • What's next

      Project Members from this location
      • George Baines
      • Fujia Di
      • Fanlu Hai
      • Will Soutter
      • Andrew Wise
      • Aleksandra Borisova


      We are aiming to create a one stop resource, providing information on all exploratory missions to other planets and objects in the solar system, including the information we learned and the new technologies developed for each mission.

      The demo of the resource presents ... Visit Project

    • Landslide Tracking - York

      Project Members from this location
      • Lottie Greenwood
      • Radu Scrieciu
      • Ferran Casbas
      • Domas Druzas
      • Matthew Hodgson

      An application which tracks landslides and possibility of future ones.

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    • Asteroid Quest

      Project Members from this location
      • Andrei Simionescu
      • Robin Stafford
      • Matthew Wellings


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    • Earth Events

      Project Members from this location
      • Hadi Affendy Dahlan
      • Hadi Affendy Dahlan
      • Zi Yang Koo
      • De Chen Lee

      The aim of the project is to let users increase their knowledge and analyze a certain chosen event at specific location on the earth by giving them collection of images - instead of just text info; of the chosen event, (in another word - explaining by showing instead of telling). This will int... Visit Project

    • What's Up?

      Project Members from this location
      • Ben Ezard
      • vishnu sunil
      • Callum Hewitt
      • Neel Rana
      • Arushi Aneja
      • Raluca Morel


      'What's up' is a website which allows users to subscribe to daily updates and watch live feeds about various night sky events visible to the naked eye. However, there's more to it. We believe that science and astronomy is not for a select few but for everybody. Hence, our missi... Visit Project

    • Code Junckies Shuttle Objects-Advisor

      Project Members from this location
      • Matthew Wellings
      • Miao Wei
      • Manu Antony
      • Aleksej Parovysnik
      • Ashish Patil
      • Abdul Al-Faraj

      There are 4 stages of this project:

      1- GUI (user interface) which helps the user to navigate of available list of shuttles to locate near objects. 2- The GUI also includes an animation part of the GUI where earth, satellites and shuttles are simulated in real time. 3- Orbits equations... Visit Project