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08 Feb 2021

Proud of our FireWay team – NASA Space Apps Challenge 2020 Global Winner

The FireWay team triumphed at the NASA Space Apps Challenge 2020. Their Universal Space Connector earned top marks in the “Best Use of Technology” category, an achievement  that demonstrates the most innovative use of technology. A total of 2,303 teams from more than 150 countries took part in the international hackathon in 2020. At the […]

31 Dec 2020

What was 2020 like for Noosphere?

2020 has been a real challenge for the global community. The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we at Noosphere work. However, we are still looking for new ways, new like-minded people and new partnerships to achieve our main goal — promoting science to young people and businesses. This year we held 17 Noospherean events […]

23 Dec 2020

Noosphere Engineering Race: how the first VEX constructor competitions in Ukraine took place

For 3 months — from September 15 to December 18 — schoolchildren from Dnipro squared off in design and programming. The competition with a prize fund of $6,000 is a continuation of a series of Noosphere initiatives aimed at promoting science among young people, as well as involving children in engineering. This is the first […]

02 Dec 2020

11 Noosphere Engineering Race finalists fight to come out winners

The second round of the Noosphere Engineering Race is complete, and the jury has named the 11 finalists who will advance in the competition. Noosphere Engineering Race (NER) is the first Ukrainian competition based on the American VEX constructor.

26 Nov 2020

Fifth Star Track announces winners

Noosphere traditionally holds Star Track, an innovative tournament in rocketry and space technology, in November. On November 21, the fifth such tournament was held virtually, due to the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, 37 participants from Dnipro, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv and Cherkasy presented 13 projects at the event.

20 Nov 2020

Noosphere holds the national final of the international innovation contest in the Ukrainian space capital

ActInSpace is an international innovation contest initiated by the French Space Agency (CNES) and supported by the European Space Agency and the ESA’s Business Incubation Centres network. It has been held since 2018. On November 13-14, 2020 around 3600 competitors from 61 cities took part in the hackathon.