Space Apps Seattle
Space Apps Seattle

Space Apps Seattle

NASA International Space Apps Hackathon 

in the city that unites tech and space

Held October 19-21, 2018

at SURF Incubator

2018 Space Apps Seattle Winners


Best Use of Data - Global Nominee

Future Suture

Most Inspirational Hack - Global Nominee


Best Use of Hardware


Best Mission Concept

The World's largest hackathon... here in Seattle



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 advance to NASA’s global judging round have a shot to go to a NASA rocket launch!



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. 

When and Where

October 19-21, 2018

SURF Incubator

999 3RD AVENUE, SUITE 700, SEATTLE, WA 98104

Our judging panel

Our all-star judging panel picked from the Seattle space community

Allie Hannigan

Relationship Manager, Xplore

Paul Nitsch

Director of Engineering, LeoStella

Ray Ramadorai 

Principal Technologist for Avionics, Blue Origin

Chris Voorhees

Managing Partner and Chief Engineer, Synchronous

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