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NASA must find ways to observe, track & characterize asteroids that may threaten Earth. NASA needs your help to improve systems needed to identify & track asteroids using large arrays of antennas. For this specific challenge, NASA needs help to develop an algorithm that can determine the optimum selection and scheduling of sets of antennas (as part of a large, array based deep space radar capability) to detect and track multiple asteroids as they travel through space.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $41,500
Type of Challenge: Software and apps
Submission Start: 04/30/2014 04:00 AM ET
Submission End: 08/31/2014 12:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

You can view the challenge details here: http://www.topcoder.com/asteroids/tracker/

Description

For this specific challenge, NASA needs help to develop an algorithm that can determine the optimum selection and scheduling of sets of antennas (as part of a large, array based deep space radar capability) to detect and track multiple asteroids as they travel through space.