2017 In Numbers

NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017 In Numbers

  • 25 Challenges
  • 2,017 solutions submitted in response to challenges
  • Solutions by Category
    • Ideate and Create! 686
    • The Earth and Us 582
    • Warning! Danger Ahead! 364
    • Planetary Blues 202
    • Our Ecological Neighborhood 183
  • Solutions by Challenge
    • And You Can Help Fight Fires 219
    • Live Smart 169
    • You Are My Sunshine 154
    • Small Spaces, Big Ideas 127
    • Dictionary of Earth 105
  • 25,140 Participants, including 2,909 Virtual Participants across 187 cities in 69 countries.
  • 78 new locations
  • 2 Main Stages
    • NYC Participants 120
    • Silicon Valley Participants 160
    • NYC Solutions 23
    • Silicon Valley Solutions 23
  • 53 events with more than 100 participants
  • 3,519 Pre-event Participants (registrants on spaceappschallenge.org)
  • 42 events were sold out
  • 81 total pre-events
  • 60% Return Rate for Hosts
    • 111 locations hosted events before 2017
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals Addressed: 1.5, 3.9, 6.6, 9.1, 11.1, 11.3, 11.4, 11.5, 13.1, 14.2, 15.1, 15.4, 15.5, 15.9
  • Top 10 Largest Events
    • Cairo 3,021
    • Virtual Participation 2,909
    • Visakhapatnam 1,306
    • Alexandria 1,070
    • Kuala Lumpur 779
    • Dhaka 551
    • Bengaluru 541
    • Hyderabad 439
    • Ismailia 403
    • Vellore 400
    • New York 399
  • Top 10 Largest Pre-Events
    • Cairo 893
    • Alexandria 423
    • Ismailia 157
    • Sydney 151
    • New York 147
    • Maring√° 126
    • Serra 113
    • Kuala Lumpur 103
    • New Delhi 81
    • Bengaluru 79
  • Northernmost Event: Barrow, Alaska
  • Southernmost Event: Melbourne, Australia
  • US Embassies and Consulates Represented
    • Moscow, Russia
    • Managua, Nicaragua
    • Rome, Italy
    • Limassol, Cyprus
    • Lagos, Nigeria
    • Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Kathmandu, Nepal
    • Prishtina, Kosovo
    • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    • Alexandria, Egypt
    • Vicenza, Italy
  • Space Agencies Represented
    • Canadian Space Agency (CSA)
    • Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
    • European Space Agency (ESA)
    • National Space Agency of Ukraine (NSAU)
    • Romanian Space Agency (ROSA)
    • Polish Space Agency (POLSA)
    • Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)
    • Comisi√≥n Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (CONAE)
  • #SPACEAPPS
    • 21,850+ Posts with #spaceapps (or that mentioned "Space Apps")
    • 240+ media mentions
    • 6,850+ social media users engaged
  • Livestreaming from 34 cities
  • People Reached 44,000,000+
  • Women in Data:
    • 28% of leads were women
    • 46% of posts were by women
  • Space Apps is Managed by the NASA Earth Science Devision
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