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!
Saturday, April 12
10:00 Welcome & Introduction
10:30 Begin developing
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
Sunday, April 13
10:00 Briefing and status check
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 ConceptWhat's next
Best Use of DataWhat's Up?
People's choiceWhat's Up?
Projects Receiving Local AwardsWinner and Best Mission Concept - What's next
Winner, Best Use of Data and People's Choice awards - What's Up?
The following projects were worked on at York:
TETRIS (Terran Expeditionary Technologically Radical Instrumental Suit)Project Members from this location
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 2020Project Members from this location
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 nextProject Members from this location
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 - YorkProject Members from this location
An application which tracks landslides and possibility of future ones.Visit Project
Asteroid QuestProject Members from this location
Earth EventsProject Members from this location
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
'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-AdvisorProject Members from this location
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