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Azure Space

The platform and ecosystem of choice for the mission needs of the space community.

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Extend the utility of Azure capabilities through the power of space infrastructure

Azure Space was created to be the platform and ecosystem of choice for the mission needs of the space community. It’s designed to make connectivity and compute increasingly attainable across industries including agriculture, energy, telecommunications and government.

Innovating together in space

By partnering with leaders in the space community, we’ll extend the utility of our Azure capabilities with worldwide satellite connectivity, unblock cloud computing in more scenarios and empower our partners and customers to achieve more.

Extending connectivity

A thriving ecosystem of satellite providers is needed to meet the world’s growing network needs, and we’re excited to partner with industry leaders to bring these capabilities to our customers faster.

Discovering insights

As space missions and satellite capabilities become more accessible, we’re developing reliable, repeatable digital technologies to help the space community launch faster and with mission assurance.

Learn more about products and services for Azure Space

Azure Orbital

Ground station service that provides communication with and control of your satellite.

Azure Modular Data centre

Cloud computing capabilities for hybrid or challenging environments.

Azure Orbital Emulator

Launch faster and with mission assurance.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Azure Space is a set of products and services that are powered by key partnerships and designed to meet the needs of the space community.
  • The space community is growing rapidly, and innovation is lowering the barriers of access for public- and private-sector organisations. Microsoft wants to make space connectivity and compute more accessible for industries such as agriculture, energy, telecommunications and government.
  • We designed the Azure Modular Data centre for customers who need cloud computing capabilities in hybrid or challenging environments, including remote areas. This announcement is complemented by our Azure Space offerings and partnerships that can extend satellite connectivity anywhere in the world. Scenarios range from mobile command centres, humanitarian assistance, military mission needs, mineral exploration and other use cases requiring high-intensity, secure computing on Azure.

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Learn how Azure Orbital provides fast and direct data ingestion with processing in Azure.