About the Challenge

About the Challenge

Join us for the first ever Atlantic Canada NASA Space Apps hackathon challenge! Participants from across Atlantic Canada are welcome to register for this FREE 48 hour challenge designed by NASA and the CSA and hosted at Dalhousie University'S ShiftKey Labs.

The event Award Categories special guest speakers and mentors, exciting tech prizes for the best submissions, as well as the chance to win national and international recognition and prizes.


Everyone's welcome

All are welcome in Space Apps. The common thread among Space Apps participants is that you are interested in space science and exploration, you are creative, and you want to solve problems.

Space Apps introduces

problem-solvers worldwide to NASA’s free and open data. NASA missions to Earth, our Sun and solar system, and out into the universe – all gather data in pursuit of new knowledge, to expand our understanding through new scientific discoveries, and to help us to improve life on Earth.

World Wide Collaboration

Over 18,000 people from 75 countries and in 200 cities around the world participated in the 2018 International Space Apps Challenge. If you can’t find a Space Apps event located near you, join the Virtual Event online, and do the Space Apps challenge from your home!

Space Apps inspires

collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking, fosters interest in Earth and space science and exploration, and encourages the growth and diversity of the next generation of scientists, technologists, designers and engineers.

Space Apps builds

connections. As a part of Space Apps, you are part of a global hackathon community that embraces collaboration across borders, sectors, and cultures to bring about paradigm-shifting innovation.

Space Apps is

managed by the Earth Science Division, Science Mission Directorate, at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC.

Award Categories


These solutions are the boldest of the bunch. You can gaze at our former solution stars to prepare!

Our Introductory Video

Watch this short video by Waterloo from 2018

Our Sponsors

Our Sponsors

Halifax 2019 NASA SpaceApps is brought to you by

Our Sun Sponsor


Our Mercury Sponsors

Tentative Schedule


Please visit this page prior to the event for most updated version of this schedule

Our Team


Meet the hosts of the 2019 NASA SpaceApps

Alexandra Fenton

Executive Director, SuperNOVA

Margaret Palmeter

Manager, Emera ideaHUB

Akram Al-Otumi

Manager, Shiftkey Labs

Arad Gharagozli

President, Dalhousie Space Systems Lab

Are You Ready To Get Started?

Click the button below, and select the Halifax location. Registration opens on July 30th, and spaces are limited!

Register Now!

Get In Touch


still have more questions? reach out to us and we will be more than happy to answer any questions


6050 University Ave.
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2




(902) 292 9047