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The growth of satellites and cloud-enabled ground stations is unleashing a new era of space industrialization.

How Azure Orbital and the cloud are expanding our worldview

A new report highlights how the convergence of space and cloud technologies contributes to a ‘supernova’ of new space-based Earth-observation capabilities — and benefits for federal and…
A Falcon 9 rocket carrying SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft launches on the Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley onboard on May 30, 2020, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Photo by SpaceX via Getty Images)

NASA looks to spur development of commercial satellite services it can use

Slow satellite data transmission hampers the agency's near-Earth science missions, but new constellations promise real-time streaming.