March 10, 2022 – Privately held startups worldwide, at all stages of maturity, are encouraged to apply for this opportunity. AWS welcomes compelling ideas from across the industry that help to reimagine solutions for both government and commercial space missions by leveraging advanced cloud-based technologies. Applications for the AWS Space Accelerator will be judged on several factors, including but not limited to: the innovative and unique nature of the project, the overall value the solution may bring to the industry, the creative application of AWS technology to solve problems, and the team’s ability to deliver on an identified opportunity. Startups will receive up to $100,000 in AWS Activate credit, as well as mentoring from space domain and technical subject matter experts with deep experience working on AWS. The program offers collaboration and networking opportunities with other participating startups, AWS customers, and members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) looking for cutting-edge technology solutions to their most challenging space problems. It will also bring participants together with space-savvy venture investors for fundraising conversations.