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

by | Apr 16, 2015

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.

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Múyìwá Mátùlúkò
Múyìwá Mátùlúkò

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Odumah Benjamin Ojorma
Odumah Benjamin Ojorma
6 years ago

The publicity for these events are low. If its not in your area theres no way to know. Would love to be in one

CoderWithAttitude
CoderWithAttitude
Reply to  Odumah Benjamin Ojorma
6 years ago

but youcan still attend its a 4 day event taking place at the lagos city hall

Odumah Benjamin Ojorma
Odumah Benjamin Ojorma
Reply to  CoderWithAttitude
6 years ago

im in warri. One will need at least a one week heads up

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