Extend Azure capabilities anywhere in the world with space infrastructure
Azure Space is the platform and ecosystem of choice for the mission needs of the space community and beyond. It's designed to make cloud connectivity and compute increasingly attainable across industries including agriculture, energy, telecommunications, and government.
Extract and leverage data collected from space to transform entire industries and create new paradigms. Azure Space helps you unlock powerful connectivity, analytics, and emulation possibilities for your customers through partnerships, space data, collaboration tools, and Microsoft services and capabilities.
Combine the possibilities of space with the power of the cloud
Extend Azure capabilities through ubiquitous connectivity, space data and AI, and developer tools.
Connect to the cloud anywhere on the planet
Downlink data without building or managing your own satellite ground station infrastructure with the Azure Orbital (preview) ground station platform.
Build cloud access points anywhere in the world by leveraging the power of 5G through satellite connectivity.
Discover insights from space data
Accelerate time to insight with Earth observation data using Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure AI, and real-time tasking with Azure Orbital (preview).
Leverage the broad Microsoft partner ecosystem, which includes both data and analytics providers, to gather insights from high-resolution and extremely fresh data.
Maintain business continuity
Use your preferred tools and languages to develop for space.
Develop space applications faster and more securely with Microsoft tools.
Develop and deploy new software-based space capabilities in weeks, not years.
Connect to and from space reliably
Choose when and where you connect to the cloud and reduce upfront investments through expansive global coverage from the Azure Orbital (preview) ground station platform.
Streamline space data processing
Build streamlined data processing pipelines in the cloud to manage petabyte scale data with Azure data services.
Reduce costs with free backhaul of space data to Azure from Earth observation ground stations.
Start your digital transformation and expand your customer base by optimising data collection and focusing on new data-driven solutions.
Develop for space faster
Offer end-to-end on-orbit edge processing solutions on Azure.
Build and publish a real-time spacecraft simulation that interacts with on-orbit applications being tested in the cloud.
Enable your developers to use their preferred tools to develop for space, taking advantage of cloud and edge developer tooling and Microsoft developer support.
Learn more about products and services for Azure Space
Ground station service that provides communication with and control of your satellite.
This reference architecture articulates how to apply artificial intelligence over satellite imagery at scale using Azure resources including Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, Apache Spark pools, Azure Data Share, Azure Batch, and Azure Container Registry.
The Azure software radio developer VM accelerates software-defined radio (SDR) application development on Azure.
Get the latest Azure Space news and resources
Microsoft is working with <a href="https://www.spacex.com/">SpaceX</a> to deliver internet connectivity between field-deployed assets and Azure resources across the globe via the SpaceX Starlink satellite network.
"The alignment and integration of Azure with SES' global satellite and terrestrial network further enables the connected intelligent edge."JP Hemingway, CEO, SES Networks
"Being able to deliver satellite data and run resource-intensive computing will not only change the way we deliver our services, but also how our customers will be able to utilize this information in the future."Rolf Skatteboe, President and CEO, KSAT
"We're proud to join the Microsoft Azure Orbital ecosystem and to provide end-users access to advanced antennas systems and modems, while elevating opportunities to develop new technologies."John Williams, RTE Vice President, Viasat
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 like agriculture, energy, telecommunications and government.