Program Details:

The AWS Space Accelerator is an intensive, advanced curriculum to help companies focused on the space domain to accelerate their growth using AWS. Selected startups will work with leading AWS experts to learn how to build and scale their cloud solution. The program provides participants with over 50 hours of support to each startup, AWS Promotional Credits, and access to both the AWS and TechConnect global networks to build connections and potentially gain pilots and partnerships. The program will also bring in space industry leaders to collaborate with startups to impact change. 

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Who should apply? 

When applying for this opportunity, we invite startups to propose innovative missions a variety of applications across the industry that focus on sustainability for space and sustainability from space. These may include solutions that support long-term sustainability of space operations, as well as those that positively impact sustainability and climate goals here on earth.  We look for startups with the highest potential to make a global impact, those who are most able to capture value from the program, and those with the best fit for AWS.

How do I apply? 

For more information and to apply, please visit this page. Applications will be open January 31 through March 6. 

Program Timeline


  • January 31: Applications open
  • March 6: Applications close at 11:59 pm PT
  • March 17: Final cohort selection 
  • April 11-13: Week Zero
  • May 1-25: Accelerator
  • Mid-July: Demo Day 


The programming will be virtual, with an in-person Week Zero (New York) and an in-person Demo Day (San Francisco). Applicants may be accepted from all geographies, with the exception of those restricted by Amazon and US regulations. Participants will be at a variety of maturity levels to create a well-rounded cohort.