Israel Space Agency selects Ramon.Space for 2022 mission
Powered by AI and machine learning processors, Ramon.Space builds space-resistant supercomputer systems that carry Earth-like computing capabilities into space.
The Israeli space agency has selected space computing company Ramon.Space to provide a payload for space computing for a mission scheduled to launch in early 2022.
Under the terms of the contract, Ramon.Space will provide the agency with a digital payload that can perform calculations in orbit, including software updates and upgrades.
Ramon.Space high-performance computing systems are based on an internal multi-core integrated circuit for a DSP DDR processor, equipped with machine learning, storage and a virtual radiation shield designed to work reliably in harsh space environments.
Commenting on the partnership, Avi Shabtai, CEO of Ramon.Space, said: “We are proud to work with the Israeli Space Agency and look forward to the launch, which will further strengthen our advanced computing capabilities in space. We continue to develop and advance our digital computing payloads, which focus on many other upcoming missions. “
Avi Blasberger, director general of the Israeli Space Agency, part of the Ministry of Science and Technology, added: “Space missions require Earth-like flexibility and a reliable computing infrastructure. We were very impressed with the computing capabilities that Ramon.Space offers. Ramon.Space is a reliable partner and we are confident that their cutting-edge space technology will set the direction for the future of computing in space and revolutionize digital payloads. ”
Ramon.Space systems serve as a computing infrastructure for next-generation space applications such as communication, remote monitoring and data handling. The company’s proven technology allows full software-defined communication systems, including software-defined radio, sewers, intersatellite connections, space routing and digital beamforming to maximize bandwidth utilization and increase the flexibility and scalability of communications payloads.