Microsoft announced plans April 6 to move automated satellite image processing technology developed by Thales Alenia Space into its Azure Orbital platform.
From analyzing the terrain on Mars to enhancing communications between satellites and ground communications, artificial intelligence (AI) is playing an increasing important role in space operations and exploration
Machine learning and other artificial intelligence techniques could help forecasters get more out of these data by improving accuracy and speed in almost every step of turning satellite observations into actionable forecasts.
With the new financing, Ursa plans to expand its customer base for products related to the global oil and gas industry, while continuing to develop the machine vision and machine learning algorithms it uses to create new data products.
With the financing, Descartes Labs plans to enhance its “data refinery,” the cloud-based supercomputing platform it uses to draw useful information and insight from disparate datasets
The $2.4 billion Mars 2020 mission is just one example of NASA’s increasing reliance on artificial intelligence, although the term itself makes some people uneasy.