Intel, Ubotica, and the ESA launch the first AI satellite

Intel, Ubotica, and the European Space Agency (ESA) have launched the first AI satellite into Earth’s orbit. The PhiSat-1 satellite is about the size of a cereal box and was ejected from a rocket’s dispenser alongside 45 other satellites. The rocket launched from Guiana Space Centre on September 2nd. Intel has integrated its Movidius Myriad…

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IBM open-sources AI for optimizing satellite communications and predicting space debris trajectories

IBM today announced two new open source projects that aim to solve the technical challenges around cube satellites, a type of miniaturized satellite for space research, and space situational awareness. Both were built by the company’s Space Tech Hub team and are available as containerized deployments on IBM’s Red Hat OpenShift platform.

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