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AWS selects 10 startup finalists for the 2022 AWS Space Accelerator

Introducing the AWS Space Accelerator Class of 2022. Credit: AWS

Edinburgh, 26 May 2022. – Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the selection of the 2022 AWS Space Accelerator’s 10 participants. The finalists were judged based on the innovative and unique nature of the projects, the overall value to the space industry, the creative application of AWS technology, and the team’s ability to deliver on an identified opportunity, AWS stated.

The startups from across the United States, Asia, and Europe were selected from among hundreds of applications by a panel. The finalists all have a vision for transforming the global space industry including Earth observation, space situational awareness, and propulsion, among others. The ten startups are Albedo, Blue Sky Analytics, EOSDA, Epsilon3, Kayhan Space, Magdrive, Mission Space, Terradepth, The Exploration Company, and ZaiNar Tech.

AWS’ accelerator, announced in March, provides an opportunity for these companies to receive personalized recommendations on integrating AWS Cloud technologies. The four-week program begins in June, with AWS and AlchemistX experts providing customized business development resources and AWS tools and solutions.

AlchemistX will contribute business development and strategy support, while AWS will implement training and mentoring for up to US $100,000 in AWS Promotional Credit. The startups will also have the opportunity to collaborate with AWS customers and AWS Partner Network Partners. The finalists will showcase their technology in a virtual event during the 2022 AWS Space Accelerator Demo Day.

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