Space Apps Lausanne was held on October 19th, 20th & 21st. Thank you to the 14 people who joined the International Space Apps Challenge at this location. The local results, including the work of 1 teams, can be found below!
Thanks Lausanne!

Local People's Choice Winner

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

Global Nominees

We wish our global nominees the best of luck!


Join us for the 2018 NASA Space Apps Challenge, a global hackathon in which teams work together to address challenges in Earth science and space exploration. Scientists, artists, programmers, students, makers, and anyone with a creative mindset is welcome to participate!

Two winning teams from each location will be nominated for global judging. Those teams will create a short video demo for their project, and judges from NASA will select a handful of global finalists from hundreds of submissions.

NASA International Space Apps Challenge is an international hackathon that will take place globally, also here in Lausanne on October 19th, 20th and 21st, 2018. The event embraces collaborative problem solving with a goal of producing open-source solutions to challenges we currently face on Earth and in space.
Our goal is to continue to develop the thriving tech community in Lausanne by giving talented problem solvers an opportunity to showcase their skills for the greater good. This represents the core of NASA's Open Innovation Initiative.


NASA International Space Apps Challenge is a model for innovation. The ability to contribute towards solving meaningful challenges is the most important motivator for most participants in mass collaboration.
NASA educates and empowers students and engineers to acquire knowledge and skills in the disciplines of Science, Technology and Engineering, by way of thinking boldly, taking initiative and acting globally.

Schedule (All times UTC)

Friday, October 19th
  1. Registration

  2. Welcome logistics + announcements and Q&A

  3. Inspirational speaker

  4. Challenges activity

  5. Team pairing

Saturday, October 20th
  1. Check-in Begins

  2. Schedule and logistics announcements

  3. Subject Matter Expert briefing

  4. Begin developing

  5. Lunch break

  6. Developing continued

  7. Optional progress briefing, more developing

Sunday, October 21st
  1. Logistics briefing & updates

  2. Begin developing

  3. Submission Deadline

  4. Lunch break

  5. Presentations

  6. Judging, voting

  7. Awards

  8. Post-event social & Networking


SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.