China unveils cloud-tech platform to serve commercial space industry

Source: Xinhua| 2019-06-28 11:18:55|Editor: Yang Yi
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SHENZHEN, June 28 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has unveiled a cloud technology-based data platform tailored to the commercial space industry.

The Space Cloud Cubic platform launched Wednesday in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, is developed to provide comprehensive solutions to various parties in the commercial space industry, the CAS said.

Developed by CAS Tianta Co. Ltd., the platform has six major functions, including cloud measurement and control, cloud management, cloud communication, cloud storage, cloud computing, and cloud services.

The platform is expected to lower the threshold into the commercial space industry, bring the high-end aerospace technologies and innovations into life, according to CAS Tianta.

It is capable of serving the measurement and control management of the spacecraft, data communication and processing, as well as the related industry application.

Providing services of data storage and data computing, the cloud-tech platform will be helpful for its customers in cutting expenses and reducing difficulties in developing the satellite application system.

CAS Tianta and Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence branch of Alibaba Group, has signed a framework cooperation agreement in joint development of products and services under the Space Cloud Cubic platform.