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The Defense Innovation Unit on Nov. 2 announced new agreements with Amazon Web Services, Kuiper Government Solutions, Microsoft Azure Space and SpiderOak Mission Systems.
Earth observation company Satellogic announced Oct. 6 it will be using Amazon’s ground station service to control its satellites and download data from space.
SES has expanded its partnership with Amazon Web Services, enabling satellite customers to connect directly to its cloud-based applications.
Amazon Web Services announced June 10 it selected 10 U.S. and European space startups for a four-week accelerator program.
Amazon Web Services is working with Seraphim Capital on a space accelerator program for startups.
Amazon Web Services is looking to attract new customers by offering customized services such as cloud-based satellite operations and mission control.
Amazon Web Services has slowed the rollout of its ground station network to accommodate customer feedback about the best locations to place its antennas.
Amazon Web Services is increasing its effort to sell cloud services to the space industry through the formation of a dedicated business segment called “Aerospace and Satellite Solutions.”
Ground stations in Ohio and Oregon mark the first two of a planned 12 stations spread out globally to enable communication with satellites, allowing operators to downlink data such as imagery and weather. The stations also enable operators to control their satellites.
Satellites that increasingly rely on software are also increasingly vulnerable to cyber threats, a panel of experts said at the Satellite 2019 conference here.