Over the last year, Microsoft and Xplore worked with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to show how commercial services could support operations of polar-orbiting weather satellites.
Microsoft is working with partners to identify commercial space applications for the latest software tools the tech giant has developed.
General Dynamics won a 10-year deal with a $4.5 billion ceiling to modernize the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency's cloud infrastructure
Microsoft offered further proof of its intent to play a growing role in the space sector by unveiling new Azure Space products and announcing partnerships with Airbus, Kongsberg Satellite Services, STE iDirect, Orbital Insight, ESRI and Blackshark.ai.
Satellite communications startup LEOcloud announced a partnership July 13 with supercomputer firm Ramon.Space to develop satellite-based cloud computing.
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.”
The Space Development Agency (SDA) is evaluating how cloud computing could bolster its campaign to quickly identify and track missiles.
Fleet operator SES is adding cloud services to its data and broadcast businesses while acknowledging that broadcast revenue has been shrinking faster than data is growing.