2017 Awards & Recognitions

The Space Apps universe produced 2,017 projects this year. Congratulations to our star solvers on their out-of-this-world work!
The finalist round of the global People's Choice Award is underway! Vote once per day for your favorite projects through June 4th at 11:59pm UTC.
The winner will be announced later in that week. Check back soon for the announcement of Global Finalists. To see the winners from your local Space Apps event, visit their location page.

Awards Overview


Your Host may offer local awards. Check out your Location page for details


These solutions are the boldest of the bunch. You can gaze at our former solution stars to prepare!

People's Choice

The best solutions as voted on by Earthlings. Innovators use their hashtags early, be on the lookout!

Best Use Of Data

The solution that best makes data accessible, or leverages it to a unique application

Best Use Of Hardware

The solution that exemplifies the most innovative use of hardware.

Best Mission Concept

The solution with the most plausible solution concept and design.

Galactic Impact

The solution with the most potential to improve life on Earth or in the universe.

Most Inspirational

The solution that captures our hearts.

People's Choice

The solution voted for the most by Earthlings.

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