SpaceHACK for Sustainability

How can we involve students in leveraging space technologies in achieving the UN SDGs?

Earth Observation (EO) satellite data is currently central to how governments monitor progress on many of the 17 SDGs’ (EO is used for nearly half of the UN’s 169 targets and 230 indicators.)  ASU is uniquely positioned to access troves of satellite data that can be used to develop cutting edge indices on measuring achievement towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This project will use the format of a student-led hackathon to develop novel indices that track progress towards the SDGs.

Project contact: 

Eric Stribling

Funding years:


Team members

Cecilia Laplace

President of Sunhacks and PhD Engineering Education, Engineering Education + Computer Science

Madison Macias

Graduate Research Assistant, Master of Urban and Environmental Planning, BSE Mechanical Engineering

Bo Manuszak

Research Assistant, MS Aerospace Engineering, BSE Aerospace Engineering

Eric Stribling


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