Microsoft collaborated with SpaceX, a private space company owned by Elon Musk. Under the agreement, Starlink and Microsoft’s Azure system are merging.
SpaceX, the private space company owned by Elon Musk. Expands its targets for the satellite-based global internet project Starlink.
SpaceX and Microsoft collaborated. Microsoft stated that it will provide a multi-orbit, multi-band, multi-vendor and cloud-enabled service under the agreement.
In the statement from Microsoft. We are excited to partner with industry leaders to bring this opportunity to our customers faster.” The company plans to establish a network of 12 thousand satellites in Earth orbit with Starlink satellites. The project is aimed to be completed in 2027.
Microsoft is not the only company working on cloud services in orbit. It offers a service called Aviation and Satellite Solutions, which connects Amazon Web Services to satellites.