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Space Apps Orlando was held on April 29th & 30th. Thank you to the 35 people who joined the International Space Apps Challenge at this location. The local results, including the work of 6 teams, can be found below!
Thanks Orlando!

Local People's Choice Winner

The people have spoken! This is the project that captured our hearts.

        Space Apps Orlando is back!

Join us on April 29th-30th, 2017 for the 3rd NASA Space Apps Challenge in Orlando!

So what are we going to do this year? The same thing we do every year, come up with innovative ideas that could change the world, have fun, and meet amazing, passionate people. 

The event will be held at the state-of-the-art Guidewell Innovation Center in the heart of our developing medical tech community. The center's  sleek, laid-back feel, great WiFi, and ample parking add up to an ideal location to spend a weekend making cool stuff. Just bring your brain, laptop, and passion for problem solving. 

Here are a few more details. 

Keynote Speaker:

Jim Thomas, Executive Director of the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce


Cassandra Wilcox, Cofounder @ Code Hanger, Inc. // Javascript Instructor @ Skillcrush

Chris Edwards, WordPress Expert @ CE Squared

Joshua "TechDev" Walker, Cloud Engineer @ Deloitte

Alyssa Nicoll, Software Engineer @ Weave Up

Matt Lavoie, Experience Designer @ Power DMS


For participants who are interested in competing, we encourage you to start preparing your ideas now! Here's are the Space Apps 2017 challenges

Space Apps Challenges


  • We're excited to announce that Amazon Web Services will be providing a $100 credit to anyone who participates in Space Apps! 
  • Also for participating in the challenge, all participants will get a pass to a meeting with the Swamp Works team at Kennedy Space Center & a 6 month membership to Orlando Tech Association!
  • A 1 year membership to the Orlando Tech Association & A Mentorship Package from leaders in the business and tech fields will be awarded to the winning team.
  • A 3 month membership at Canvs & Catalyst co-working spaces will be split between the 2 winning teams.
  • The two top local teams will be nominated for the international challenge judged by NASA executives! 

Event Food & T-Shirt

After you register, be on the look out for an email from us with a link to purchase a stellar deal on Food Tickets and event T-shirts!

For more information, please visit spaceappsorlando.com!


Saturday, April 29th
  1. Registration/Breakfast/Mingling

  2. Opening remarks

  3. Build teams & choose challenges

  4. Begin!

  5. Lunch break

  6. Back to hacking!

  7. Team progress briefings/Get feedback & advice

  8. Dinner break

  9. Back to hacking!

  10. Go home or continue work elsewhere

Sunday, April 30th
  1. Breakfast

  2. Brief announcements 

  3. Back to hacking!

  4. Team briefings/Get feedback & advice

  5. Lunch break

  6. Back to hacking!

  7. Project deadlines/begin uploading to official site/tech check for presentations

  8. Presentations

  9. Judges voting

  10. Awards & Closing Remarks

  11. Event ends


SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.