Space Apps Seattle

Welcome to Space Apps Seattle

The Seattle home of the NASA International Space Apps Challenge
A global hackathon in the city that unites tech and space!

Space Apps 2022 is coming!

Friday, Sept 30th – Sunday Oct 2nd, 2022

Register Now!

Our pre-event recordings:

Winning Strategies for Space Apps

Our discussion of winning strategies with past Space Apps winners and judge, Jeff Rayner of MXTreality. We’ll also give the overview and pro-tips for our 2021 event so you can hit the ground running.

Space Apps Hacking Deep Dive

Our discussion of how to work with space-related data sets and the tools to bring your Space Apps projects to life. Speakers: Michael Patrick (GIS expert and serial hackathon participant) and Pranab K. Roy Chowdhury (Professor at UW).

2022 Judges

Kevin Anderson

Blue Origin

Michael Laine


Jeff Rayner


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Come to Space Apps if you are…

  • A programmer, a data scientist, an engineer, a storyteller, a student, an educator, a project manager, an entrepreneur
  • You love data and you want to transform NASA’s open data sets into real world applications
  • You are passionate about space and you want to join in building our future together for the benefit of humanity.
  • You love hardware. Yes! Hardware projects welcome – Space Apps is more than “apps”! Bring your love for boards and dream up a solution for Earth or your own mission in space. 

What is Space Apps?

NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge takes place each year over the course of 48 hours to spark innovation on NASA challenges that benefit missions in space and life on Earth.

  • Build a team
  • Pick your challenge from NASA’s missions or bring your own
  • Hack away! 

You have two days to build your project and put it before the judges.

Winners that become finalists in NASA’s global judging round have a shot at a watching a NASA rocket launch!



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