See Your Visualizations of NASA Missions on the Planetarium Dome!

Calling all 3D Artists, Graphics Programmers & Software Developers, Astronomers & Astrophysicists: Would you like to see your own interactive space simulation running on the Hayden Planetarium dome??

Please apply to attend our "Buildathon" and be among the first to join the OpenSpace creator community!

OpenSpace is a NASA supported project to create a cutting edge, open source, interactive data visualization software system to simulate the entire known universe and portray our ongoing efforts to investigate the cosmos. OpenSpace is multi-platform and can power high resolution immersive environments including tiled displays, planetarium domes, 3D theaters, and various mixed reality output devices.


See the event application linked from "How To Enter" below to note the required skillsets for this event. We are seeking 3D Artists, Graphics Programmers & Software Developers, Astronomers & Astrophysicists.

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Bragging Rights

The team that produces the Best Mission will play their mission first on the planetarium dome!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

Visit to apply and learn all the critical event details! Please note: acceptance emails and an invitation to a Slack team will be sent to selected applicants no later than October 12th.


OpenSpace Codemasters

OpenSpace Codemasters

Museum Representatives

Museum Representatives

Judging Criteria

  • Best Mission
    The most complete, accurate, and best looking NASA mission simulation will play first on the Hayden Planetarium dome.

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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