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An idea can change the future. HACKATHON is now open for university/college students and professionals who has great problem-solving ideas for the Earth and Space.


HACKATHON participants need to present a concrete solution, actual prototype or demo and utilizing NASA’s open data source.

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EARTH and space


20 October 2018, Saturday


08:30AM     Registration

09:30AM     Opening Ceremony (TGV Cinema)
11:00AM     “TALK” session

19:00PM      End of the day

21:00PM      Door Close 

                    *No sleep over at the venue 


21 October 2018, Sunday

08:00AM     Door Open

10:00AM     1st Pitch Session

13:30PM      2nd Pitch Session

15:30PM      Final Pitch Session

17:30PM      Closing & Award Ceremony

19:00PM      Door Close

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Petrosains - The Discovery Centre

Level 4, Suria KLCC, PETRONAS Twin Towers, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



TGV Cinemas

Level 3 - Suria KLCC


Q : What is the difference between Hackathon & Ideathon?

A : HACKATHON (2 days Hackathon - physical participation at the venue) participants need to present a concrete solution or utilizing NASA’s open data source.

IDEATHON (Online participation) does not require participants to present a concrete solution or utilizing NASA’s open data source as long as you have great problem-solving ideas for the Earth and Space.

Q : Can I participate to both Hackathon & Ideathon? 

A : You can choose one, or both Hackathon & Ideathon to participate! terms and condition applies as below.

*Hackathon registration will only limit to the first 300 participants.

*If participants are selected into Top 10 in Ideathon, participants then need to choose either one challenge to participate, either Ideathon or Hackathon.



Q : Can I participate even though I am not Coder?
A : Everyone can participate. If you are not Coder, you might want to participate to IDEATHON! Beginners, students, experts, engineers, makers, artists, storytellers -- Space Apps is for you! We welcome all passionate problem solvers to join our community of innovators.



Q : How many members can we have in a team?
A : The team will be 5 members maximum. We particularly encourage you to meet and collaborate with new people who have very different skills from yours. Bringing together very diverse skills and talents is often a key to breakthrough innovation!



Q : How to register as the team?

A : Please register individually regardless you participate as a team or individual. The team registration will open after Opening ceremony. 



Q : What/Who is the Challenge / Award / Judge / Mentor?

A : Please visit here for Challenge / AwardJudge & Mentor. 



Q: Do you have People's Choice award this year?

A : Unfortunately we don't have this year. 



Q: Do you have Ideathon this year?

A : Yes we have and please visit here



Q : What should I bring to Space Apps Challenge?
A : Bring your laptop and whatever you need for hacking.



Q : What is the minimum age to be able to attend this hackathon in KL location?

A : Hackathon, Ideathon is open for university/college students and professionals for KL location. 

Q : I’m planning to stay over at venue. Do I need to bring anything?

A : Unfortunately the venue is not open for stay over. The door will close at 10:00 pm on 20 October 2018, Saturday.








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