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Exploring the final frontier for data centres | The Stack

Is space the final frontier for data center deployment? The cost outlook for larger scale, space-based compute and storage is improving. Private space flight is driving prices down. Innovations like simplified rocket design, interoperable parts, and flashiest of all, reusable self-landing rockets, are slashing costs.  At the same time, technology’s miniaturization makes it possible to launch more capacity within an ever-shrinking footprint. In fact, sending up an iPhone today would put a more powerful computer in space than at any time during the Apollo era in US spaceflight. Here are the upsides that the hopefuls are looking for:

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