August 22, 2023 - We're excited to share that our long-term Space Resources and Exploration Grant has found a new home under Mini Grant! This change means the program is now open for submissions year-round. Whether you're working on a space project or conducting research, you're invited to participate and potentially get funded at any time. Simply head over to the Mini Grant page and submit your project here. Looking forward to seeing your innovative ideas!

June 12, 2023 - We are thrilled to announce the funding of two amazing projects, each receiving $1000 in the 1st round. This marks a significant milestone as DoraHacks ventures into Space Tech Innovation for the very first time. A huge congratulations to SpaceRadar, the mission control center of the Moon, and the talented team at Imperial College London for their groundbreaking ETW system for ISRU beneficiation. Explore more details in the Results (Round 1) tab.

📺 Dive into the Space Tech Workshops & Grant Applicants Demos Playlist here.


Get ready to blast off into the world of space resources and space exploration! Introducing the Space Resources and Exploration Grant, a long-term initiative by DoraHacks, designed to foster space tech innovation. Submissions are open year-round, so seize this opportunity!

We're committed to supporting and empowering innovators in this exciting frontier. The 2nd round is now in full swing, accepting submissions until August 15th, with a prize pool of up to $10,000. Every project with potential stands a chance to win a minimum of $1000!

Calling all space engineers and enthusiasts! Let's join forces and shape the future of space exploration together!


  • Space Mining and Robotics

  • Space Computing

  • Satellite Communication

  • Space Manufacturing

  • Private Space Station

  • Space Data and AI Services

  • Experiment and Research

  • Space Media and Community


  • The total grant pool of Round 2 is $10,000 USD.

  • Projects submitted will be reviewed every two months and the grant winners are selected according to judges’ scoring results.

    • Psyche Grant: $2000

    • Moon Grant: $1000

  • All projects recognized by the judges as having potential will have the opportunity to win a $1000 prize. The competition will be open for an extended period of time with no limit on the number of winners.

Entry requirement

  • Individuals and organizations are both welcome to participate!

  • This Space Resources and Exploration Grant welcomes all forms of promising space-related research and projects, including, but not limited to, hardware, software, research topics, and community projects.

Collaboration Opportunities

At DoraHacks, we believe in the power of collaboration and innovation in the field of space. We are actively looking for individuals and organizations in the space tech sector who share our passion and want to join us. Whether you can provide tech support, serve on a judge panel, or offer financial sponsorship, we welcome your involvement!

Here's how you can participate:

  • 🌟 Open-Resource Communities: If you belong to an open-resource community dedicated to space tech, let’s team up to organize workshops, seminars, and other collaborative events.

  • 👩‍🚀 Experienced Professionals: If you are an experienced professional in space-related fields, we warmly invite you to join our judge panel. review groundbreaking projects, and connect with talented minds in inspiring workshops.

  • 💰 Financial Support and Partnerships: If you or your organization is interested in providing financial support or forming a long-term partnership with our Space Resources and Exploration Grant, we would be delighted to discuss further details.

  • 📣 Media Partners: We extend a warm welcome to media partners who want to showcase the latest and most innovative space-related projects featured in our Grant. Gain exposure to cutting-edge advancements and be part of the space revolution!


We're excited to hear from you and explore the collaboration opportunities mentioned above, or any additional ideas you may have. Don't hesitate to reach out to us using the following contact methods:

Please also feel free to get in touch with us if you have any questions.

About DoraHacks

DoraHacks is a global hackathon organizer and one of the world's most active developer incentive platforms. It creates a global hacker movement in Blockchain, Quantum and Space tech, and provides toolkits to help developers around the world team up and fund their ideas and BUIDLs via hackathons, bounties, grants and more.

By far, more than 4000 startup teams from the DoraHacks community have received over $30 million in grants and other forms of contributions from supporters worldwide. A large number of open source communities, and more than 50 major companies and blockchain ecosystems are actively using Dora's infrastructure (http://dorahacks.io) for open source funding and community governance.