NASA is hosting a virtual hackathon to develop COVID-19 solutions. NASA said that this is in partnership with the ESA (European Space Agency) and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency).
They are inviting all coders, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, artists, and technologists to participate in a virtual hackathon on May 30-31. According to NASA, the global Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge will be dedicated to putting open data to work in developing solutions to issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the hackathon, participants from around the world will create virtual teams that will use Earth observation data to propose solutions to COVID-19-related challenges. This will happen within a 48-hour period.
Associate administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate said, “I can’t imagine a more worthy focus than COVID-19 on which to direct the energy and enthusiasm from around the world with the Space Apps Challenge that always generates such amazing solutions.”
What do you think about this? Let us know in the comments!
Do you have a story for the WhenInManila.com Team? Email us at email@example.com or send us a direct message at WhenInManila.com Facebook Page. Interact with the team and join the WhenInManila.com Community at WIM Squad!