Who We Are

NASA decided to carry out the joint event with the METU Young Entrepreneurs Society in Ankara. METU Young Entrepreneurs Society is one of the most active and hardworking communities in Turkey and has made its name with various events.

METU YES is a student society that produces constructive and creative solutions in every field, defines any person that has a vision of making a difference as an entrepreneur. METU YES has a mission of enhancing the entrepreneur spirits of METU students and creating awareness of entrepreneurship being also a tool for resolving the problem of the high youth unemployment rate in our country.

Nasa Space Apps Challenge
What is Nasa Space Apps Challenge

The NASA International Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration that focuses on space research in 48 cities around the world. This organization includes both open source solutions and collaborative problem solving to meet the global needs that are valid both on Earth and on the space. This year the five challenge categories exist; The Earth and Us, Planetary Blues, Warning! Danger Ahead!, Our Ecological Neighborhood and Ideate and Create!. NASA leads this global collaboration with a number of government collaborators and more than 100 local organization teams around the world.

Our Purpose
The Purpose

Field research, where necessary, requires international effort. Combined with international effort, experience and perspective, it will inevitably enable a better product to be produced. The main purpose of the Space Apps Challenge with an international community is to ensure that these communities benefit from valuable and accessible ideas and benefits from the international community.

NASA Space Apps Challange aims to create solutions for all people in the world by putting creativity in the foreground of qualified people in our country. An idea produced locally on this vantage point could be a solution project that could affect the whole humanity in the future.

The Content

The NASA International Space Apps Challenge is a hackathon event that lasts for about 2 days. The purpose of the event is to make people’s daily life easier by producing open-source solutions to global problems.

Count Every Second Until the Event

First Day
October 19, 2019
Second Day
October 20, 2019
8.00 am - 9.00 am
9.00 am - 9.30 am
Opening Ceremony (Speeches of Ömer Abdullah Karagözoğlu, Adil Oran and Ragıp Çavdar, videoconference with Umut Yıldız)
9:30 am - 1.30 pm
Hackathon Day 1 begins
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Business Model course from Mertcan Gül & entrances of mentors Bülent Gümüş and Tunahan Liman
1:30 pm
Lunch Break
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Design Thinking course by Aytunç Uysal
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Dinner Break
11:30 pm
End of the Hackathon Day 1
Team members who wish to continue to work, team members who want to rest can rest on our cushions.
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Breakfast Time
8:00 am
Hackathon Day 2 begins
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Presentation Techniques course by Tolga Özek & Özlem Şen
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch Break
12:30 pm
End of the 2. Hackathon
12:30 pm - 13:00 pm
Submission of the final version of the projects. 30-minute break before team presentations, speeches of judges
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Teams present their projects to mentors. And announcement of winning teams.
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Closing Ceremony
See you next year!
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