Space Apps Stuttgart was held on October 19th, 20th & 21st. Thank you to the 17 people who joined the International Space Apps Challenge at this location. The local results, including the work of 2 teams, can be found below!
Thanks Stuttgart!

Local People's Choice Winner

The people have spoken! This is the project that captured our hearts.

For the fifth time, the NASA Space Apps hackathon weekend returns to Stuttgart! Sign up now to participate in the biggest hackathon event on this planet (20. & 21. October 2018). Stuttgart is one of the biggest and most important aerospace regions in Germany and we are very proud to grow and support the local space industry and startup scene with this open-source space event for everyone!

Space Apps is an international hackathon that occurs over 48 hours in cities around the world. Because of citizens like you, we continue to grow each year. If you haven't already, join us to share ideas and engage with open data to address real-world problems, on Earth and in space. Work alone or with a team to solve challenges that could help change the world. And everybody can help, diverse backgrounds (software developers, engineers, artists, journalists, hackers, makers,...) will provide unique solutions to global problems that nobody thought about before. Check back here to join Space Apps in the Stuttgart hackerspace shackspace.

Space Apps Stuttgart 2018 Hackathon Weekend (20./21.10.2018):

  • start 20.10.2018 opening 11:00 CEST, launching event 13:00 CEST, coming later is okay
  • end 21.10.2018 18:00 CEST
  • in shackspace, Stuttgarter Hackerspace (Ulmer Str. 255, Stuttgart-Wangen)
  • next to subway station “Im Degen” (U4/9) (
  • no fees, (donations are welcome).
  • everbody is kindly invited to hack for space! Register on

The registration is open on We will also have data bootcamps before the hackathon weekend. Meet other space enthusiasts there and start your space project early. We have a limited amount of places, so please be fast and register your slot today!

Last years, our project BigWhoop (2015) and Cress.Space (2016) were selected #7 out of 900 projects for the Global People's Choice Awards and and amoung the top #25 of the Global Award Finals. This year, we want to top this again, with you! This year's challenges are about Earth and Earth Observation. More Details will follow soon.

Space Apps Stuttgart is kindly supported by the Stuttgart chapter of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DGLR), shackspace hackerspace and Our projects were also presented during the International Astronautical Congress 2015 in Jerusalem and other space conferences.

More information will follow, so please check our webpages frequently for further news.

Still no clue? Fear not, we will have at least one pre-event called Data Bootcamp when we will meet already and discuss the projects we could work on. Everybody can do space, even you! We are waiting for you.

Space Apps Stuttgart 2018 Data Bootcamp Weekends (Weekend before):

  • At least one Weekend before Space Apps Hackathon Weekend
  • Perhaps more, if you like it.
  • start 19:00 CEST, open ending
  • in shackspace, Stuttgarter Hackerspace (Ulmer Str. 255, Stuttgart-Wangen)
  • no strings attached. Just come, meet space enthusiasts, discuss, start your project early.
  • Please register on, too

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Schedule (All times Europe/Berlin)

Friday, October 19th
  1. Please don't park on the parkin slots in front of the hackerspace! you will be towed away, unfortunately :

    Friday (optional)

    19:00 - Pre Event - come as you are. Checkout the hackerspace, meet people, have fun!

Saturday, October 20th
  1. Saturday

    11:00 - Open

    13:00 - SpaceApps Stuttgart Start

    14:00 - Hacking time

    21:00 - Midway demos

    22:00 - Dinner

    23:00 - Night Hack Session

Friday, September 21st
  1. Sunday

    09:00 - Breakfast

    10:00 - Hacking time

    13:00 - Lunch

    14:00 - Hacking time

    17:00 - Closing demos

    18:00 - End Party

Monday, October 22nd
  1. After Monday

    Your app has just started! Prepare for the jury selection (videos, webpage, etc...)


SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.