“Saudi Arabia” reaps the largest share of the number of projects...


Highest number of shortlisted teams for the 37 Best Projects in the World list



Under the auspices and supervision of the Saudi Space Authority, the Saudi teams reached the final nominations during their participation in the NASA International Challenge for Space Applications, by providing developmental and innovative solutions to the challenges facing Earth and space, whose activities were held on the second and third of last October.

The Kingdom achieved several advanced positions, including the first in the world in the number of projects in the list of the best nominated projects in the world, and the first in the Middle East and North Africa in the honor list of the top 20 projects participating in the NASA International Challenge, and the highest in the world with a participation rate of 16% of the total international participation candidate.

The Saudi teams won with their projects the highest number of teams nominated for the list of the best 37 projects in the world, where the projects were submitted by: (Galaxy gems) team from Jeddah, (Reshape) team from Dammam, (Super nova) team from Taif, and (Tweiq) team Hero) from Riyadh, and (Sunshine) team from Dhahran, and the Kingdom was ranked first in the Arab world at the level of the Middle East and North Africa in the list of honor for the top 20 projects in the world with the (Alfaisal SpaceX) team project from the city of Riyadh, which represents an Arab lead for the Kingdom.

These national achievements are an extension of the nation’s series of scientific achievements in international competitions in which the Kingdom participates, and a result of the efforts of the Saudi Space Authority; To contribute to preparing a generation of innovators to compete globally and enhance their capabilities, represent the Kingdom in international competitions, and achieve achievements, which in turn will be reflected in the Kingdom’s position in its competitive indicators, in the development of the space system, in investing in Saudi human competencies and moving forward in establishing solid foundations for a sustainable knowledge economy.

In order to enhance the Saudi presence in international forums, the Saudi Space Authority has provided scientific, guidance and financial support to all Saudi teams, by launching the “Space Hackathon” at the national level to attract innovators and developers and qualify them for the NASA International Challenge, bringing the number of participants to 1382 participants divided into 122 teams from 13 A city from different parts of the Kingdom, 26 teams qualified for the NASA International Challenge for Space Applications. The authority also provided financial support as incentives to raise the level of competition between teams, amounting to 200,000 riyals for the winning teams at the national level.

The Saudi teams participating in the NASA International Challenge for Space Applications went through a period of preparation and a series of training forums and workshops held by the authority, under the supervision of a group of Saudi and foreign trainers, and providing guidance and direction to the participating teams through a guidance committee formed by the authority in all disciplines, to compete for the first places.

This support provided stems from the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and in recognition of the importance of the space sector and its technologies, and in pursuit of sustainable development by promoting the knowledge economy and supporting innovation, as well as encouraging innovators, students and talented people to develop projects and innovations in the field of space and its technologies.



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“Saudi Arabia” reaps the largest share of the number of projects nominated for the NASA International Challenge for Space Applications
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2021-11-18

Under the auspices and supervision of the Saudi Space Authority, the Saudi teams reached the final nominations during their participation in the NASA International Challenge for Space Applications, by providing developmental and innovative solutions to the challenges facing Earth and space, whose activities were held on the second and third of last October.

The Kingdom achieved several advanced positions, including the first in the world in the number of projects in the list of the best nominated projects in the world, and the first in the Middle East and North Africa in the honor list of the top 20 projects participating in the NASA International Challenge, and the highest in the world with a participation rate of 16% of the total international participation candidate.

The Saudi teams won with their projects the highest number of teams nominated for the list of the best 37 projects in the world, where the projects were submitted by: (Galaxy gems) team from Jeddah, (Reshape) team from Dammam, (Super nova) team from Taif, and (Tweiq) team Hero) from Riyadh, and (Sunshine) team from Dhahran, and the Kingdom was ranked first in the Arab world at the level of the Middle East and North Africa in the list of honor for the top 20 projects in the world with the (Alfaisal SpaceX) team project from the city of Riyadh, which represents an Arab lead for the Kingdom.

These national achievements are an extension of the nation’s series of scientific achievements in international competitions in which the Kingdom participates, and a result of the efforts of the Saudi Space Authority; To contribute to preparing a generation of innovators to compete globally and enhance their capabilities, represent the Kingdom in international competitions, and achieve achievements, which in turn will be reflected in the Kingdom’s position in its competitive indicators, in the development of the space system, in investing in Saudi human competencies and moving forward in establishing solid foundations for a sustainable knowledge economy.

In order to enhance the Saudi presence in international forums, the Saudi Space Authority has provided scientific, guidance and financial support to all Saudi teams, by launching the “Space Hackathon” at the national level to attract innovators and developers and qualify them for the NASA International Challenge, bringing the number of participants to 1382 participants divided into 122 teams from 13 A city from different parts of the Kingdom, 26 teams qualified for the NASA International Challenge for Space Applications. The authority also provided financial support as incentives to raise the level of competition between teams, amounting to 200,000 riyals for the winning teams at the national level.

The Saudi teams participating in the NASA International Challenge for Space Applications went through a period of preparation and a series of training forums and workshops held by the authority, under the supervision of a group of Saudi and foreign trainers, and providing guidance and direction to the participating teams through a guidance committee formed by the authority in all disciplines, to compete for the first places.

This support provided stems from the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and in recognition of the importance of the space sector and its technologies, and in pursuit of sustainable development by promoting the knowledge economy and supporting innovation, as well as encouraging innovators, students and talented people to develop projects and innovations in the field of space and its technologies.

November 18, 2021 – Rabi’ al-Akhir 13, 1443

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Highest number of shortlisted teams for the 37 Best Projects in the World list

Under the auspices and supervision of the Saudi Space Authority, the Saudi teams reached the final nominations during their participation in the NASA International Challenge for Space Applications, by providing developmental and innovative solutions to the challenges facing Earth and space, whose activities were held on the second and third of last October.

The Kingdom achieved several advanced positions, including the first in the world in the number of projects in the list of the best nominated projects in the world, and the first in the Middle East and North Africa in the honor list of the top 20 projects participating in the NASA International Challenge, and the highest in the world with a participation rate of 16% of the total international participation candidate.

The Saudi teams won with their projects the highest number of teams nominated for the list of the best 37 projects in the world, where the projects were submitted by: (Galaxy gems) team from Jeddah, (Reshape) team from Dammam, (Super nova) team from Taif, and (Tweiq) team Hero) from Riyadh, and (Sunshine) team from Dhahran, and the Kingdom was ranked first in the Arab world at the level of the Middle East and North Africa in the list of honor for the top 20 projects in the world with the (Alfaisal SpaceX) team project from the city of Riyadh, which represents an Arab lead for the Kingdom.

These national achievements are an extension of the nation’s series of scientific achievements in international competitions in which the Kingdom participates, and a result of the efforts of the Saudi Space Authority; To contribute to preparing a generation of innovators to compete globally and enhance their capabilities, represent the Kingdom in international competitions, and achieve achievements, which in turn will be reflected in the Kingdom’s position in its competitive indicators, in the development of the space system, in investing in Saudi human competencies and moving forward in establishing solid foundations for a sustainable knowledge economy.

In order to enhance the Saudi presence in international forums, the Saudi Space Authority has provided scientific, guidance and financial support to all Saudi teams, by launching the “Space Hackathon” at the national level to attract innovators and developers and qualify them for the NASA International Challenge, bringing the number of participants to 1382 participants divided into 122 teams from 13 A city from different parts of the Kingdom, 26 teams qualified for the NASA International Challenge for Space Applications. The authority also provided financial support as incentives to raise the level of competition between teams, amounting to 200,000 riyals for the winning teams at the national level.

The Saudi teams participating in the NASA International Challenge for Space Applications went through a period of preparation and a series of training forums and workshops held by the authority, under the supervision of a group of Saudi and foreign trainers, and providing guidance and direction to the participating teams through a guidance committee formed by the authority in all disciplines, to compete for the first places.

This support provided stems from the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and in recognition of the importance of the space sector and its technologies, and in pursuit of sustainable development by promoting the knowledge economy and supporting innovation, as well as encouraging innovators, students and talented people to develop projects and innovations in the field of space and its technologies.

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