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LookUp – Transient Watch Solution – Space Apps Challenge 4/10/15 | Kevin James Hunt
This past April, my project partner Oksana Salamaszek and I participated in the 2015 NASA SpaceApps Challenge in Toronto. Oksy and I had volunteered at last years challenge, which was held at the Ontario Science Centre. We were so amazed by some of the projects solutions that people were proposing that we decided we had to compete this year. Every year, NASA holds an international hackathon where, as the website states, "teams of technologists, scientists, designers, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, developers and students across the globe collaborate and engage with publicly available data to design innovative solutions for global challenges." This year, the challenge was held at the awesome bnotions building and it did not disappoint. Team Photo, with Data from Star Trek - because we were working with "data from space" Some of the challenges this year were incredibly cool. It took Oksy and I a while to decide which one we wanted to work on, but we finally settled on the Transient