170 solutions were submitted and today we are announcing the top 4 virtual winners for Space Apps 2013!
We had a very large response to the International Space Apps Challenge this year by people who were participating virtually. Over 1,400 people from all corners of the world participated online to tackle the 58 challenges. 170 solutions were submitted and today we are announcing the top 4 virtual winners! These teams will progress to the global judging round and will also receive two K’NEX Building Sets which were provided by the organizers of the Philadelphia Main Stage location.
And the winners are…
Inbound - http://spaceappschallenge.org/project/inbound/ A minimalist and modern display mount that shows the frequency with which Earth is bombarded by coronal mass ejections emanating from the Sun.
Mars Watchtower - http://spaceappschallenge.org/project/mars-watchtower/ An interactive web-app that allows users to explore the recent and past weather of Mars.
NEO Database - http://spaceappschallenge.org/project/neo-database/ A visualization of nearly 600,000 cataloged asteroids and analysis of their economic prospects.
Way Station - http://spaceappschallenge.org/project/waystation/ An app to help connect astronauts on the International Space Station with everyday people.
We would also like to highlight four other solutions that received “honorable mentions:”
REPROV Wheel - http://spaceappschallenge.org/project/reprov-wheel-self-replicant-rover-wheel-/ An original ...