DeLaMare Science & Engineering Library, University of Nevada

1664 N. Virginia Street Bldg 31 Mackay Mines Bldg. Reno, NV USA

April 23, 2016 @ 10:00amApril 24, 2016 @ 6:00pm
Registration for Space Apps is Closed

A two day event where you can hack for space.

Space Apps Reno & Microsoft Hackathon Joining Forces

Enter your Space Apps Challenge project in both hackathons this year. If you choose to participate in both events be sure to register for the Microsoft Reno Hackathon.

Combined event notes:

  • Reno Hackathon runs from 4/23 @12pm to 4/24 @11:59am - you'll need to have your project completed and begin the Microsoft submission process at Sunday11:30am
  • If you submit and present for the Reno Hackathon you don't have to demo again for Space Apps Reno. However, if you would like to then be ready by 5pm on Sunday to demo.
If you sign up for both hackathons you are eligible to receive:
  • Swag - lanyards, t-shirts, posters, stickers, etc.
  • Raffle items
  • Judged prizes


TRACKR Bravo - there are 9 of these named after each of the planets in the Solar System
Pebble Time Round
Raspberry PI 3 w/enclosure
Light Blue Bean from Punch Through


$300 - Best Game
$400 - Best Azure machine learning App
$500 - Best Azure App
$500 - Best Universal Windows App
$300 - People’s Choice
Event Information

Event Location: DeLaMare Science & Engineering Library on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

  • Day 1
    • 10am - Start
    • 10:15am - Break into project teams
    • 11:00am - Teams setup project in Space App portal
    • 4pm - Project status check
    • 8pm - Project status check
    • 10pm - Shutdown for the night OR continue hacking if part of Microsoft Hackathon
  • Day 2
    • 10am - Resume hacking
    • 10:15am -Assess work to be done
      • What can be completed by 4pm?
    • 11:30am to 1pm - Judging for Microsoft Hackathon
    • 4pm - Stop work and prepare for demo
    • 5pm - Demos, judging and awards
    • 6pm - Finished!
    Join our Slack Team:
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    We discuss the feasibility of performing interplanetary mining operations on asteroids located within the Sol solar system by addressing thr...
    InspirationFalling asleep while driving, and large car manufacturers scoffing at the idea.What it doesDrives you anywhere, cept underwater.H...
    A multiplayer game that models the solar system to scale in Reno, NV and lets players attack and defend various objects in the solar system....