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Only 6 days left to NASA Space Apps Challenge Stuttgart 2015. Register today!

By SpaceRef Editor
April 6, 2015
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This is the “Only 6 days left to NASA Space Apps Challenge Stuttgart 2015” reminder.

NASA Space Apps Challenge in a nutshell
* biggest global hackathon
* 2 days (11./12. April 2015)
* 4 space challenges, many open source projects (Outer Space, Earth, Robotics, Humans)
* > 90 cities around the world, > 6000 participants
* solve global problems, win awards and prizes
* form your team, your talent, your start-up (software, hardware, media, everything)

Register today for Space Apps Stuttgart 2015 (it is free!)
> 11.-12. April, opening 13:00 o’clock, late start possible
> shackspace, Stuttgart Hackerspace, Ulmer Str. 255 (U4/U9 “Im Degen”)
> one project was already started in an early kick-off (BigWhoop[4]), now it is yours to be started! πŸ™‚

Take your chance to solve global problems.
We are looking forward to meet you. Hack space!

Your Space Apps Stuttgart team

#### Full News ####
We, (a DGLR student team at the University of Stuttgart) are proud in bringing back the NASA Space Applications Challenge (Space Apps) to Stuttgart[0].
This year the goal is have a bigger, better event as well as a small head-start to give us a better chance at winning one of the awards. And we are inviting you to become a part of it!

The Space Apps Hackaton event will be held during 11.-12. April, we will open the doors at 13:00 o’clock on Saturday and you can always come and join during the full weekend. For early birds, we will already open the location Friday, 10. April at 20:00 o’clock for a warm-up and mingling phase in our location at Stuttgart hackerspace shackspace.

There will be several challenges and projects provided by NASA for you to work on. Just visit and select one.
The team is working on the Distributed Ground Station Network[1] for tracking small satellites and its proof-of-concept project BigWhoop, a global sensor grid for radio spectrum monitoring with software defined radio. You can either join the team or work on any of the other projects.

We already hosted Space Apps in Stuttgart’s creative hackerspace shackspace in 2012 and it was a great event for working on space projects within an interdisciplinary team as well as for networking and founding a start-up.
So feel invited to be part of this great space event and the global space community!

For more information feel free to contact us.
There will be food ordering and a free box of Club Mate Cola! And we will also have free “DVB-T sticks” as give-aways, because these will be our sensors!.
You can even join the team from abroad, or you just attend one of the many other Space Apps locations[0]!

Just come and hack space!

Your Space Apps Stuttgart team

About Space Apps:
Space Apps is an international mass collaboration/hackathon focused on space exploration that takes place over a 48-hours timespan in cities all around the world. The event embraces collaborative problem solving with a goal of producing relevant open-source solutions to address global needs applicable to both life on Earth and life in space. NASA supplies different challenges which you can tackle.[2]

### About the Event: ###
Free entrance!
Everyone’s welcome!
Date: Saturday and Sunday, 11.-12. April, opening 13:00 o’clock
Driving direction: U4/U9 Stop “Im Degen”, Ulmer Straße 255, Stuttgart Wangen (next to Kulturhaus Arena)
Kindly supported by DGLR Stuttgart

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