Today we are announcing the six best in class winners for the 2013 International Space Apps Challenge.
The results from 2013 International Space Apps Challenge are incredible. More than 9,000 hackers, designers, and explorers in 83 cities and from all corners of the world made this the largest hackathon in history. An unbelievable 770 solutions were submitted, and thousands of people worked together to address challenges and create immeasurable amount of enthusiasm and investment in exploration.
Of those solutions, 134 were nominated for global recognition. Over the past few weeks we have reviewed each and every one of them, a truly inspirational process. A panel of judges consisting of representatives from NASA and other governmental and non-governmental organizations evaluated the top solutions, and today we are announcing the six best in class winners.
Best Use of Data
The award for Best Use of Data goes to the solution that best makes space data accessible or leverages it to a unique purpose or application. Congratulations to Sol: the world’s first interplanetary weather application built on MAAS, the first interplanetary weather data API. Space Apps Kansas City team members include Ryan Schneider, Dustin Walruff, Ben Suh, Jessica Meurer, Jon Smajda, Brian Cody, ...