International Space Apps Challenge 2016 hackathon Kathmandu

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Date(s) - 23/04/2016 - 24/04/2016
7:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Trade Tower Nepal


This April International Space Apps Challenge (ISAC) 2016 is back in Kathmandu, Nepal! Since we are aware of your continued interest in hackathons around Kathmandu, we hope to share this event information with you – YoungInnovations.

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), under the framework of SERVIR Himalaya, and Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC) in collaboration with YoungInnovations bring you International Space Apps Challenge 2016 in Kathmandu for the fourth time. The hackathon is supported by Robotics Association of Nepal (RAN), Women Leaders in Technology (WLIT) and CSIT Association of Nepal (CSITAN).

International Space Apps Challenge 2016 hackathon Kathmandu
International Space Apps Challenge 2016 hackathon Kathmandu

The event will be organized on April 23-24, 2016 at Trade Towers Nepal, Thapathali, Kathmandu. Along with these international challenges, participants can also work on the local challenges that will be provided to them during the competition.

The International Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over 48-hours in cities 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.

This year, there are 28 challenges in six areas: Technology, Aeronautics, Space Station, Solar System, Earth and Journey to Mars.

We believe that ISAC is a great opportunity for you to learn from and teach others by creating solutions to existing problems of earth and space. As participants, you can be a part of an event of international scale while you collaborate and compete with professional and amateur techies in the event. This is also a unique opportunity to talk to experts who are working to incorporate technology in their respective fields.

This is a Nepal edition of NASA Space Apps Challenge.

To participate, you will need to Register for the event.


Event hashtag: #SpaceApps #Kathmandu


Hackathon Schedule

Day I – April 23, 2016, Saturday

9:00 am – 9:15 am – Video from NASA

9:15 am – 9:45 am – Welcome Session

9:45 am – 9:50 am – Briefing Schedule, do’s and don’ts, logistics announcement

9:50 am – 10:30 am – Sharing of Idea and announcement for team members

10:30 am – 11:00 am – Team Formation

11:00 am – 12: 00 pm – Development begins

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm – Lunch

12:45 pm – 5:00 pm – Development continues

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Hi – Tea break

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm – Development continues

Day II – April 24, 2016, Sunday

8:00 am – 9:00 am – Breakfast

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Development continues

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm – Lunch

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm – Development continues

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Tech Check

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Judges visit to each team

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Presentation and Judges and audience Votes

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm – Speech from guests and judges

6:00 pm – 6:15 pm – Award Ceremony

6:15 pm – 6:30 pm – Closing

6:30 pm onwards – Dinner and Networking

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