NASA Space Apps Challenge Stuttgart 2016 – registration is open

spaceapps_stgt_2016For the third time, the NASA Space Apps hackathon weekend returns to Stuttgart! Sign up now to participate in the biggest hackathon event on this planet (23. & 24. April 2016) . Stuttgart is one of the biggest and most important aerospace regions in Germany and we are very proud to grow and support the local space industry and startup scene with this open-source space event for everyone!

Space Apps is an international hackathon that occurs over 48 hours in cities around the world. Because of citizens like you, we continue to grow each year. If you haven’t already, join us to share ideas and engage with open data to address real-world problems, on Earth and in space. Work alone or with a team to solve challenges that could help change the world. And everybody can help, diverse backgrounds (software developers, engineers, artists, journalists, hackers, makers,…) will provide unique solutions to global problems that nobody thought about before. Check back here to join Space Apps in the Stuttgart hackerspace shackspace.

The registration is open via and We will also have data bootcamps before the hackathon weekend. Meet other space enthusiasts there and start your space project early. We have a limited amount of places, so please be fast and register your slot today!

Last year, our project BigWhoop were selected #7 out of 900 projects for the Global People’s Choice Awards and it was selected for the International Astronautical Congress 2015 in Jerusalem. This year’s challenges are about the International Space Station, Journey to Mars, the Solar System, Earth and Space Technology. Start your team, select your challenge and solve a global project.

Space Apps Stuttgart is kindly supported by the Stuttgart chapter of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DGLR), shackspace hackerspace and

More information will follow, so please check our webpages frequently for further news.

In a nutshell:

Space Apps Stuttgart 2016 Hackathon Weekend (23/24.04.2016):

  • starting 23.04.2016 11:00 CEST, ending 24.04.2016 18:00 CEST
  • in shackspace, Stuttgarter Hackerspace (Ulmer Str. 255, Stuttgart-Wangen)
  • next to subway station “Im Degen” (U4/9) (
  • no fees, (donations are welcome).
  • Everbody is kindly invited to hack for space! Register on or

Space Apps Stuttgart 2016 Data Bootcamp Weekends (3x Weekends before):

  • 3x Weekends before Space Apps Hackathon Weekend, 02.04 & 09.04 & 16.04.2016
  • starting 20:00 CEST, open ending
  • in shackspace, Stuttgarter Hackerspace (Ulmer Str. 255, Stuttgart-Wangen)
  • no strings attached. Just come, meet space enthusiasts, discuss, start your project early.
  • Please register on or, too

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