NASA Space Apps Boston 2018 is back

Do you want to witness a NASA rocket launch? Do you want to be a part of contributing to open-source solutions addressing global needs of lives on Earth and in space?

NASA International Space Apps Challenge (ISAC) is a two-day hackathon held by NASA. Participants from various fields across the globe collaborate to present software, hardware, and design solutions to global challenges.

The event embraces collaborative problem solving with a goal of producing open-source solutions to challenges we currently face on Earth and in space. Details on this year’s event can be found here:

2018 Theme : Earth and Space

check to see challenge categories

In 2018, Boston returns with this event for round 5 of ground-breaking ideas, organized by binnovative again!
Refer to last year’s website : ISAC Boston 2017 website

In addition to hosting our local teams, Boston will also host several special teams. These international teams comprise of attendees from Boston, satellite locations at U-Tokyo, and participants from Japan. They will collaborate across continents..

Refer to International team info page

2018 event dates

Information session (ISAC Boston)
When : 9/27 (Thursday) 19:00 -20:30
Where : Cambridge Innovation Center (1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142)

International team ideathon
(*Only for International team attendees*)

When : 10/5 (Friday) 19:30-22:00 (EST) for Boston attendees
10/6 (Saturday) 8:30-11:00(JST) for Attendees in Japan
Where : Where : Cambridge Innovation Center (1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142) for Boston attendees

When : 10/20 ~ 21 (2 days)
Were : CIC Boston (50 Milk Street, Boston, MA 02109)


register for information session now!

Come and meet us to learn about NASA ISAC Boston!!

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Looking forward to seeing you at Information session 🙂

NASA ISAC Boston team



18 years or older. If you’re under 18, please get permission from a responsible adult. You must register to participate.
This year’s theme for Space Apps 2018 is Earth and Space, and here’s a preview of the five categories of NASA SpaceApps 2018 challenges that you will solve! Refer here for more details.
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2018 Challenges are not announced yet. We will post as soon as they are available! Meanwhile, please take a look at each theme here
A team of experts from tech and science will take into account creativity, ease of use, level of complexity, use of available space data, and team dynamics.
Web, desktop, mobile, and hardware projects are all welcome.
It’s free!!
Of course, caffeine is also provided!
Teams should be at most 5. Yes – you can solo, or come and make friends!
You can either attend info-session or ideathon to find your teammates. Although walk-ons are welcome, we encourage you to attend these events.
You need to be an active participant on both days in order to be eligible for prizes and freebies.

thanks to sponsors & supporters

Space Apps Challenge is organized by all volunteers. We don’t charge fee to attendees, so event is backed by sponsors’ support.
Sponsors contribution will help us reserve a venue, provide meals for participants, and give out prizes at the end.
The event will provide opportunities for the sponsors to advertise, meet talented individuals, and to facilitate technological innovations in the Boston community.
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