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Space Jockey

Build a tool that allows a user to virtually experience riding on any one of NASA’s current Earth observing satellites and allow for co-localization of data from various instruments.
Robin Munshaw, Simon Fraser University, USGS Multimedia Library

Dictionary of Earth

Develop a creative way for the public and scientists alike to learn the definitions of Earth-related scientific and technical terms, using the power of crowdsourcing.
NASA / NOAA / GSFC / Suomi NPP / VIIRS / Norman Kuring

Earth is Cool!

Make a video to tell your story of how “Earth is cool!”

1D, 2D, 3D– Go!

Create tools that visualize Earth science missions and their data in three dimensions!
NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and A. Aloisi (STScI/ESA)

Small Spaces, Big Ideas!

Create crew-friendly designs for a habitat and/or its multi-use furniture, to be used for isolation studies on Earth that are researching the environmental and human dimensions of life on another planet.
NASA / Tom Miller

Requesting a NASA Flyby!

Develop visualizations to provide NASA with new insights into airborne flights missions.

Data Concierge

Develop an artificial intelligence tool to help Earth science data users and enthusiasts find datasets and resources of interest!

Bring Your Own Solution

Follow your brain and your heart, and present a solution of your own choosing!

SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.