Space Apps Next Gen is the first two-day high school hackathon for engaging with publicly available data to solve real world scientific challenges.

Space Apps Next Gen is the first two-day high school space hackathon where teams of diverse populations of students from the Greater New York City Area will learn, collaborate, and engage with publicly available data to solve real world scientific challenges. The event will bring together and expose 150+ students to the powerful fusion of data and programming with science, tapping their potential to solve the problems of tomorrow.

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Judges

Jillian Bellovardy

Jillian Bellovardy
American Museum of Natural History

Chris Metcalf

Chris Metcalf
Socrata

Cassidy Williams

Cassidy Williams
Clarifai

Daneille Gervalis

Daneille Gervalis
NASA

Aaron Jorbin

Aaron Jorbin
Wordpress Core Developer

Judging Criteria

  • Ease of Use
  • Galactic Impact
  • Design
  • Potential to Make a Difference
  • Presentation
  • Appropriate Solution to Challenge
  • Creativity