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Ukrainian military programmers win NASA’s Space Apps Challenge 2016

Ukrainian IT students of the Zhytomyr military institute named after spacecraft engineer Serhiy Korolyov won NASA’s global competition Space Apps Challenge 2016, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to rbc.ua.

The DronProtect project was presented at the NASA’s competition, conducted on the basis of IT-cluster in the Kirovohrad Flight Academy of the National Aviation University of Ukraine. The jury unanimously recognized them the winners.

NASA initiated the International Space Apps Competition five years ago to support the Open Government Partnership (OGP), which President Barack Obama announced in 2011.

It should be recalled that this year the annual global NASA’s Space Apps Challenge was conducted in Ukraine for the first time.

Many prominent solutions were presented this year at Space Apps Challenge 2016 conducted at various locations around the world.

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