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NASA Calls on PH to ‘Take Action From Home’ With New Hackathon

The agency will host an all-virtual event to remind everyone that we can take action even when we're confined in our homes.

Following the success of the Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge back in May, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will once again hold a hackathon that will allow coders, entrepreneurs, scientists, and other individuals to use NASA’s open-source data.

The hackathon, with the theme “Take Action from Home,” will also be an all-virtual event to protect both organizers and participants during these times. Its main goal is to remind everyone that we can take action even when we’re confined in our homes.

“Space Apps is a perfect venue which can arouse curiosity and interest of Filipinos to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), including space and Earth sciences,” says Michael Lance Domagas, lead organizer of Space Apps in the Philippines.

“Our own country’s support should have been a way to inspire more Filipinos and further develop winning projects,” Domagas adds. (Read: PH Team Wins NASA Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge)

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The Take Action from Home Space Apps hackathon is once again in partnership with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) of France, and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). It will be held on October 2 to 4, and you can now sign up through these links:

In the recently concluded Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge, G.I.D.E.O.N, a Filipino-made information portal, won the hackathon for its efforts in measuring COVID-19 impact.

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