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Space Apps Challenge: students have 48 hours to develop applications using space data

Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Friday, October 19, 2018

From October 19 to 21, in Montreal, Toronto, Waterloo, Ottawa, Winnipeg and Edmonton about 650 Canadians will have 48 hours to tackle the challenges of Space Apps Challenge 2018 with the support of experts from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). During NASA's international hackathon, participants around the world must use space data to develop applications that meet needs here on Earth.

Following the success of its first participation in the Space Apps Challenge last year, the CSA is facilitating access to Canadian space data, like data from RADARSAT-2, SCISAT, THEMIS and is presenting six Canadian challenges this year.

Media representatives are invited to go to the following locations:

Date:

October 19 to 21, 2018

Time:

Check with local organizers 

(see hyperlinks below)

What:

Canada's participation in Space Apps Challenge 2018 

Who:

CSA experts and participants in four Canadian cities

Media representatives are invited to go to the following locations only:

Where:

Montréal

École de technologie supérieure

1100 Notre-Dame Street West

Montreal, Quebec  H3C 1K3

Toronto

Ryerson DMZ

341 Yonge Street, Suite 312

Toronto, Ontario  M5B 1S1

Waterloo

Communitech

151 Charles Street West, Suite 100

Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario  N2G 1H6

Ottawa

Carleton University

Technology Innovation Management Program

311 St. Patrick's Building

1125 Colonel By Drive

Ottawa, Ontario   K1S 5B6

Website: http://asc-csa.gc.ca


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