NASA hosts virtual hackathon to develop COVID-19 solutions

NASA is hosting a virtual hackathon to develop COVID-19 solutions. NASA said that this is in partnership with the ESA (European Space Agency) and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency). (ALSO READ: First Filipino app nominated as finalist to NASA Space Apps Challenge) They are inviting all coders, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, artists, and technologists to […]

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NASA is hosting a virtual hackathon to develop COVID-19 solutions. NASA said that this is in partnership with the ESA (European Space Agency) and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency).

(ALSO READ: First Filipino app nominated as finalist to NASA Space Apps Challenge)

They are inviting all coders, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, artists, and technologists to participate in a virtual hackathon on May 30-31. According to NASA, the global Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge will be dedicated to putting open data to work in developing solutions to issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NASA covid 19 challenge - NASA hosts virtual hackathon to develop COVID-19 solutions

During the hackathon, participants from around the world will create virtual teams that will use Earth observation data to propose solutions to COVID-19-related challenges. This will happen within a 48-hour period.

(ALSO READ: Help NASA save coral reefs by playing this video game)

Associate administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate said, “I can’t imagine a more worthy focus than COVID-19 on which to direct the energy and enthusiasm from around the world with the Space Apps Challenge that always generates such amazing solutions.”

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