The Future of Space Tech

Many of the ideas of distant medicine, which have gained prominence due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, were originally developed to aid with space travel.”

Fremont, CA: There has been a rebirth of interest in space flight and the technological innovation that drives it over the previous decade. However, it is important to note that these high-flying plans frequently end up altering our lives in more mundane ways. For example, scratch-resistant glass, GPS, LEDs, memory foam, and heat-resistant metals have all transformed the way we live and are all developed as a result of space research. Many of the ideas of distant medicine, which have gained prominence due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, were originally developed to aid with space travel. And there's no knowing how many lives have been saved by smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, which were also developed as space technology! So, where will we be in 2022 if we fly to space? Let's look at some of the most interesting implications of humanity's further exploration beyond the last frontier.

Satellite IoT

Satellites provide greater coverage than existing terrestrial infrastructure because the demand for satellite-enabled IoT is increasing steadily. Investment by governments and the corporate sector in satellite technology for linked systems and solutions is driving technological improvements in satellite IoT. Commercial solutions are promoting the deployment of IoT sensors and devices enabling satellite-based, precise, and real-time asset tracking, monitoring, and remote surveillance at any location across the world. Besides, satellites' advanced electronics and sensor technologies are paving the way new cloud and edge computing capabilities. Some of the most significant developments in satellite IoT have come from its use in military and defense applications.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The massive amounts of data collected by satellites provide data handling, analysis, and timely resource management difficulties. AI handles the most difficult portions of these difficulties. Using machine learning (ML) methods, satellite data from EO, global navigation satellite system (GNSS), infrastructure monitoring, and remote sensing may be analyzed. Cloud-based AI-assisted data analysis is paving the way for Ground-Station-as-a-Service solutions. Ground stations also use AI technology for ground-based SSA to command satellites for course correction or resource optimization. AI is utilized in space for real-time orbit prediction and satellite monitoring to improve space traffic management.

 

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