AWS Public Sector Blog

Category: Aerospace & Satellite

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21 new or updated datasets available on the Registry of Open Data on AWS

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Open Data Sponsorship Program makes high-value, cloud-optimized datasets publicly available on AWS. Through this program, customers are making more than 100 petabytes (PB) of high-value, cloud-optimized data available for public use. This past quarter, AWS released 21 new or updated datasets. What will you build with these datasets?

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Satellite mission operations using artificial intelligence on AWS

Cognitive Space is a leading Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner delivering intelligent automation to satellite constellation operations using the CNTIENT platform. The system uses AWS-powered artificial intelligence (AI) decision making to handle highly complex and dynamic satellite tasking requirements, and demanding mission requirements. This blog post provides technical guidance for building and operating mission operation centers (MOCs) on AWS.

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Highlights from the 2024 AWS Summit Washington, DC keynote

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) innovation and inspiration dominated today’s AWS Summit Washington, DC keynote. But there was no shortage of newsworthy moments and key takeaways that extended beyond generative AI. Dave Levy, vice president of Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services (AWS), delivered the keynote and was joined onstage by three guest speakers who helped him set the tone for the annual two-day event that brings the public sector cloud community together in the nation’s capital.

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Unlocking data governance for multiple accounts with Amazon DataZone

This post discusses how Amazon Web Services (AWS) can help you successfully set up an Amazon DataZone domain, aggregate data from multiple sources into a single centralized environment, and perform analytics on that data. Additionally, this post provides a sample architecture as well as a walkthrough on how to set up that architecture. Ultimately, this post serves as a valuable resource if you’re seeking to optimize your data management processes and derive actionable insights to drive business growth.

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ASTERRA helps build a more sustainable Earth by identifying and mitigating ‘lost water’ using AWS

ASTERRA, an Israel-based geospatial and Earth observation company, uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help water utilities and a number of industries identify and mitigate pipeline leaks. ASTERRA uses AWS to derive intelligence and insights from beneath the surface of their largest installations and to bypass the need to break ground and dig for leaks. Read this post to learn how AWS has helped ASTERRA overcome traditional on-premises infrastructure limitations and to accelerate the development of solutions for anticipating and mitigating failures, saving water, energy, and avoiding carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions as a result.

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The transformative power of generative artificial intelligence for the public sector

Applications and user experiences are poised to be reinvented with generative artificial intelligence (AI), and the public sector is no exception. Governments, education institutions, nonprofits, and health systems must constantly adapt and innovate to meet the changing needs of their constituents, students, beneficiaries, and patients. If used responsibly, this powerful technology can open doors to endless possibilities to increase creativity, productivity, and progress.

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34 new or updated datasets available on the Registry of Open Data on AWS

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Open Data Sponsorship Program makes high-value, cloud-optimized datasets publicly available on AWS. Through this program, customers are making more than 100 petabytes (PB) of high-value, cloud-optimized data available for public use. Read this blog post to learn about the 34 new or updated datasets that were released in the first quarter.

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Powering the generative AI era: What you missed at the AWS Public Sector Symposium Brussels

On 12 March, the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Symposium Brussels returned to the Brussels Expo in Belgium. The no cost, in-person conference gathered cloud enthusiasts interested in the public sector for a day dedicated to deepening knowledge of how the cloud and generative artificial intelligence (AI) are transforming organizations and businesses around the world. Central to the event were the themes of generative AI, sustainability, security, and— importantly for Europe—digital sovereignty. Read this blog post for all of the key takeaways.

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Introducing ‘Get started with generative AI on AWS: A guide for public sector organizations’

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is excited to announce the release of a public-sector focused eBook on generative artificial intelligence (AI). Titled Get started with generative AI on AWS: A guide for public sector organizations, the new resource aims to help public sector leaders explore opportunities and best practices for adopting the technology responsibly.

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How to migrate to the new AWS Ground Station Agent launching March 28

On March 28, Amazon Web Services (AWS) will release a new version of the AWS Ground Station Agent (agent), which is not compatible with past agent releases. In order to maintain operational continuity of Ground Station environments, agent users must follow the instructions provided in this blog post before upgrading to the March 28 version of the agent.