The .earth Web Domain and the 2022 NASA International Space Apps Challenge


Once again, the NASA International Space Apps Challenge allowed participants to use the .earth web domain to showcase their projects.

In case you are not familiar with the NASA International Space Apps Challenge, it is an international hackathon for coders, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, technologists, and others in cities around the world. Participants engage with NASA’s free and open data to address real-world problems on Earth and in space.

During a period of 48 hours, participants from around the world created virtual teams and used Earth observation data to develop solutions to issues our world is facing.

NASA recently announced the winners of the challenge. While the .earth domain users did not make it to the winner’s list, they created some very innovative submissions that are worthy of spotlighting.

Here they are:

  • UniversalKnowledge.Earth: Designed for space enthusiasts from all around the globe, this online platform covers every minute detail of the Universe’s working science. Learn more here.
  • Terrao.Earth: Terra O was designed to help policymakers all around the world use Earth data to better base decisions to address natural disasters, land management issues, the impacts of climate change, and other environmental issues. Learn more here.
  • SpaceCows.Earth: Space Cows was designed to provide versatile space education and to increase children’s interest in science with mini-comics and experiments. Learn more here.
  • WhereIss.Earth: This website was designed to help space enthusiasts track there whereabouts of the International Space Station (ISS). Learn more here.
  • Deuterium.Earth: This project was designed to “bring space weather down to Earth.” Just type on your location into the search bar, and it will show you the equivalent weather on the sun. Learn more here.
  • TheCoders.Earth: This project aimed to determine the impact of Mars spaceflight on common rats. Learn more here.
  • Astrovival.Earth: This project is a mobile app that is a game to determine how long you can survive in space. Learn more here.
  • TheHimalayans.Earth: This project was designed by dedicated environmental enthusiasts from the Himalayas to provide information about Glaciers in Northern Pakistan. Learn more here.

You don’t have to be a Space Apps Challenge participant to use the .earth web domain to showcase your innovative efforts to help save the future of our planet. Click here to secure your own .Earth domain name.



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