What is the NASA Space Apps Challenge?
The NASA Space Apps Challenge is an annual global 48 hour hackathon that encourages participants to choose from a range of Earth and space related challenges set by NASA and create a solution over the duration of the hackathon.
Last Years Figures
Space Agency Partners
Subject Matter Experts
Social Media Mentions Reach
Ready to sign up?
- 1. Sign up at the NASA Space Apps Challenge website
(And choose the Manchester event)
- 2. Join the Space Apps Manchester Discord server (coming soon)
Thanks to our supporters at Avanade, we are offering the following prizes
1st Place Prize
2nd Place Prize
3rd Place Prize
The prize provider (Avanade) reserves the right to alter the prizes for any reason including but not restricted to supply and shipping issues.
Previous Years Winners
Here are some previous winning projects
[Previous winning projects]
Here are some Frequently Asked Questions
Is this a Virtual Hackathon?
Yes! You can only participate online as there is no in-person option for this hackathon
I am not from Manchester, can I still register for Space Apps Manchester?
Yes! You do not have to be from Manchester to join this regional hackathon for the NASA Space Apps Challenge, it is open to everyone
I do not have a team, can I join as a team of one?
Yes! You can either ask if anyone wants to form a team or is looking for more people, or you can participate in a team of 1
What is the maximum team size?
The maximum team size is 6 people
We are still approaching and confirming judges from the space and tech industry to help judge Space Apps Manchester projects.
Greater Manchester Region Lead
Satellite Applications Catapult
Senior Service Designer
Global Space Director