“Whale in Space: NASA COVID-19 Space Apps Challenge”

June 06, 2020   /   ~4 minute read

During the last weekend of May 2020, NASA, together with the European Space Agency (ESA), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), and the National Centre for Space Studies (CNES), hosted the NASA COVID-19 Space Apps Challenge.

I have a hard time letting a good hackathon slip away — and always with the NASA Space Apps Challenges, a large number of different challenges were proposed.

This time, however, I wanted to try something new, something different. Instead of taking on one of the more data-oriented, scientific challenges, I decided to go with “The Art of It All”.