Tractas | Live Smart


Awards & Nominations

Tractas has received the following awards and nominations. Way to go!

Global Nominee

The Challenge | Live Smart

Evaluate environmental, social, and economic data to design tools and plan blueprints for smart and connected rural and urban settlements.


Tractas is a web application that overlays NASA earth science visual data on regional maps in a simple toggle interface to allow developers and land planners to gain new insights and plan more sustainable development.


Tractas is a web application pulls in data from sources like NASA Earth Sciences, USGS, and the US Census to give city planners and urban developers new understandings of how to develop in sustainable ways. By overlaying visual data over regional maps, Tractas gives you an easier way to make data-driven decisions.

Tractas is a live web application that was conceived of, designed, developed, and launched in less than 48 hours by a team in Reno, Nevada.

Web Application Tech Stack:

  • HTML5
  • SASS (CSS3)
  • JQuery/JavaScript
  • Mapbox
  • Amazon Web Services

Creative & Team Resources

  • Nevada Department of Wildlife
  • US Geological Survey
  • US Census
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Gmail & Google Docs
  • Slack
  • Distill Beta
  • Final Cut Pro


SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.