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International Space Apps 2014 Global Winners

15 May 2014, 14:30 UTC
International Space Apps 2014 Global Winners
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We’re thrilled to announce this year’s winners...

We’re thrilled to announce this year’s winners.

Best Use of Data: SkyWatch, created at Space Apps Toronto. The SkyWatch app is a visual representation of data collected from observatories around the world in near real time. The app provides telescope coordinates of celestial events, and plots the location through Google Sky. Users can subscribe or filter sky alerts, and share them through social media.This project solves the Alert-Alert challenge. The remaining four finalists are: Leaf Zone, Rocks Lasers Profit, Roboscope, and GravityApp.

Best Use of Hardware: Android Base Station, created at Space Apps London to transform a smart phone into wifi hotspot by connecting to satellites using a 3-D printed receiver. This automated, ultra-portable, satellite tracking station can log changes in micro-satellites in orbit. This project solves the PhoneSat challenge. The other four finalists are Play-It-Cool,FobosMars, LeapBot, and Senti8.

Best Mission Concept:Aurora Wearables, created at Space Apps Exeter as a collaboration between artists, fashion designers, technologists, and software developers. This internet-connected spacesuit is designed for astronauts to wear on the International Space Station and beyond. This solution solves the Space Wearables ...

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