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Live: The NASA Space Apps Challenge is Underway [PHOTOS]

April 16, 2015 · 1 min read
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The International Space Apps Challenge hackathon has kicked off in Lagos with a press conference with leading technology executives from the event’s sponsors and technical sponsors.

The event, which is hosted in Lagos at the Council Chamber of the Lagos City Hall, is taking place simultaneously in two other Nigerian cities – Calabar and Ilorin.

The opening Press Conference is holding in Lagos, as of this publication. Below are live photos from the event

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Event Lead, Oluseye Soyode-Johnson enlightens the audience on the importance of space exploration to everyday life

Event Lead, Oluseye Soyode-Johnson enlightens the audience on the importance of space exploration to everyday life

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Event sponsor reps L-R: Kendra Nnachi, Developer & Platform Evangelist, Microsoft; Seye Bassir from iDeaHub; Ore Somolu, Founder W.TEC

Event sponsor reps L-R: Kendra Nnachi, Developer & Platform Evangelist, Microsoft; Seye Bassir from iDeaHub; Ore Somolu, Founder, W.TEC

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Today marks the official launching of the 2015 edition of the 4-day hackathon. Starting tomorrow, developers, visual artists, graphic designers, Data Visualization experts, Physicists, engineers, Students, Teachers, and even VCs from all over the ecosystem will gather in the 3 cities to rub minds towards creating globally relevant solutions to local problems, using big data from NASA’s Open Data Initiative.

Follow us on Twitter for timely updates that span the entire 4 days of the event.

Múyìwá Mátùlúkò

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