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We are excited to partner with NASA to bring you the Day of Data, where you can explore how data powers our astronauts, our space missions, and our world. Celebrate World Spreadsheet Day and 20 years of humans living and working aboard the International Space Station with us. We will have trivia questions, a visualization challenge, and live events over the course of the next few weeks!

 

 

Design your Day of Data from several activities:

  • Visit the Day of Data discussion space in the Excel Community to find daily trivia questions about space, rockets, and astronauts.
  • Share your skills during an Excel visualization challenge (more details below). Vote for your favorite visualizations by “liking” them.
  • Join us for two education-themed live events on October 14th at 10am PDT and November 2nd at 10am PST with NASA astronauts and rocket scientists. They will discuss how they use data and the impact that data has had on their job.
  • Introduce your children to data and data visualizations using scaffolded workbooks or bring your family to a Space Data Camp hosted virtually by the Microsoft Store.

Excel visualization challenge

Show off your visualization skills to the rest of the Excel community! On October 17th (World Spreadsheet Day), a set of analysis questions will be posted to the Day of Data discussion space on Tech Community. Answer one or more questions and post your visualization(s) in the discussion space to share with the community. The winning visualization for each question will be chosen by a combination of a judging panel and popular vote, so also make sure to check back to "like" your favorites! Check out the Day of Data visualization challenge blog post for more information.

 

An astronaut on a space walk.An astronaut on a space walk.