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    • This open ideation challenge will create a large-scale virtual community dialogue to “think outside of the box” on ways we can engage and use spaceflight data - and local experiments on how to make that tangible. There is a certain thrill that you feel when you know that you are connected to something. From our earliest use of technology to synchronise and connect our communities we have used simple interactions to inform people. Whether it was a bell from a place of worship to call people to prayer, or a siren to warn of danger, a phone ringing or a doorbell chiming - these indicators all provide connections to something bigger than us. Something that is about to happen. Something that we connect to.
    • Can we then fall in love with data by using data to connect us to events in space? It could be that the International Space Station is overhead; it could be that a solar storm has exceeded a threshold; or that in space it is very very cold. Can we use simple physical interactions to connect us to data? Can we bring data a bit closer to us? Can we wear data? Or build jewellery that connects data to our skin? Can we adorn and decorate our lives with data from space?

    Challenge Description:

    How can we encourage people to interact with space data in new and meaningful ways, in effect promoting space enthusiasm, education, and a stronger human community? Can this be done on a global scale with universal appeal? Could such interactions also help tell the story of human conditions on Earth, such as climate change and poverty? What if we could simply connect everyone on the planet through new forms of interactivity?

    Functional Specifications:

    Open to interpretation but could include:

    • A boutique microsite that leverages satellite images, photos, maps, and visualizations to tell the story of current human conditions around the world. Themes might include climate change, poverty, urbanization, and scient. The site’s usability and communicative power would strive towards universal appeal.
    • An interactive tour of the universe, including Earth, that leverages space data and seeks to build a sense of human community via universal appeal.
    • A mobile or web application that makes use of existing data -- including space data -- in new, creative, and engaging ways.

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