The hackathon will help you get an unforgettable experience, the opportunity to compete for a total prize pool of $ 2,000, and if you win the global competition, you can attend the rocket launch as guests of NASA.

The event in Dushanbe is organized by NASA, the global Space Apps group and American Space and Makerspace Dushanbe.

The Space App is an event for programmers, scientists, designers, storytellers, creators, technologists and others around the world, where teams use NASA's free and open source data to solve existing problems on Earth and in space.

This international hackathon takes place exactly 48 hours in cities around the world.  All participants will enjoy interesting sessions from local experts and NASA specialists, communication with teams from all over the world and an incredible high-level atmosphere.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in the interests of the health and safety of the global community, the hackathon will take place online.

How can you get involved?

Come up with your ideas, use skills to find the best solution to problems and come up with a project. Check out this year's topics here.

It is also important to note that you can find informational videos about the topics of the hackathon in Russian on the pages of American Space Dushanbe.

Before starting the registration process, carefully read the information on the organizers website.

The terms of participation

Teams must consist of 2-4 participants. The priority language of the hackathon is English. At least one team member must have an above intermediate level of English, because the final submission and presentation of the project will be in English.

The organizers have no age restrictions. They urge all people from Tajikistan to apply for this hackathon!

This year you need to go through two stages of registration:

- The team captain must register the team on the Space Apps web page: and you also need to register to participate in the Dushanbe event here.

- Each participant must create an account at and join their team.

The theme for this year's event is "The Power of Ten", celebrating the tenth consecutive year of the International Space Apps Contest being held this year..

Want to know more about tasks, chats, submitted projects and awards, and other important information?

Check out our contributor FAQs and other guides on the Space Apps resource page and in your custom dashboard.