Commercial edge AI server for space cloud: Page 3 of 3

February 12, 2021 // By Nick Flaherty
Commercial edge AI server for space cloud
The Spaceborne Computer-2 (SBC-2) set for launch to the International Space Station next week combines a commercial edge AI computing system and Intel-based HPE ProLiant server with a GPU.

and decrease output of solar power generation that is critical to enabling mission essential energy needs. The researchers are also looking at assessing liquid usage and environmental parameters involved in growing plants in space to support food and life sciences by collecting data from hydroponics processes and comparing them with large data sets on Earth.

The Azure cloud processing can also analyze lightning strike patterns that trigger wildfires by processing a vast amount of data collected from 4K video-streaming cameras that capture lightning strikes happening across earth

The system is scheduled to launch into orbit on the 15th Northrop Grumman Resupply Mission to Space Station (NG-15) next week. The NG-15 spacecraft has been named “SS. Katherine Johnson” in honour of Katherine Johnson, a noted female NASA mathematician who was critical to the early success of the space program.

Submissions for research considerations on Spaceborne Computer-2 are open now at www.hpe.com/info/spaceborne

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