Iridium NEXT Launch 4

The fourth Iridium NEXT launch is now targeted for December 22, 2017 at 5:26 p.m. PST [1:26 a.m. UTC on Dec. 23], from Vandenberg Air Force Base. This launch will signify the mid-way point of the Iridium NEXT launch program. In an effort to support sustainable access to space, Iridium will now utilize flight-proven first stages for the next two SpaceX launches.

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CNN Uses Iridium 9505A to Reconnect Separated Families

CNN’s Chris Cuomo helps Hurricane Irma victims reconnect with their loved ones via an Iridium 9505A handset when power and local cellular infrastructure were down following the storm. Source:CNN

Hitachi Construction Machinery to Use Iridium® for Delivering Global e-Service Across the Planet

New agreement expands Hitachi Construction Machinery's remote construction machinery management business and grows Iridium's heavy equipment partner network.

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Iridium CertusSM Goes Live for On-Orbit Satellite Testing

Iridium Communications Inc. today announced that it has begun live testing of the Iridium Certus service on operational Iridium NEXT satellites. Iridium Certus on-orbit testing is a major milestone along the path towards introducing commercial service.

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Partner Ecosystem

Iridium is proud to support a strong partner ecosystem driven by value-added collaboration, powered by Iridium core technologies and focused on delivering global communications solutions that connect people and information in exciting new way.

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