NASA SPACE APPS CHALLENGE
The NASA International Space Apps Challenge is the largest international hackathon, part of a NASA incubation program. It invites participants from around the world for a weekend to create computer applications. In 2020, it has gathered 26,000 participants from 150 countries and territories. This challenge aims to use data collected by satellites to solve real-world problems encountered on earth or in space.
The specificity is that the data from the five partner space agencies – NASA, CSA, CNES, ESA and JAXA – are open source, and therefore accessible to all. Considering their number, it is difficult to process them all: the Space Apps Challenge is an opportunity to stimulate contributions to science from all citizens, through diverse and varied challenges.
OPEN CLIMATE COLLABATHON
In November 2019, along with my teammates from KRYPTOSPHERE, we have been invited to participate to the physical edition of the Collabathon at HEC. Then, during the hack weekend, I met a team of wonderful people based not only in Paris, but in different cities around the world through a collective work on the Consumer Disclosure prompt. When I saw the possible impact this project could have, I decided to come back during the Earth Day Dialogues 2020, and then met a wider panel of enthusiastic people ready to deepen the work proposed in November.